Cookies and Bars Recipes

Chestnut Chocolate Chip Cookies (gluten-free)

Ingredients: 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup golden brown sugar 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 egg 1 cup chestnut flour* 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 1-1/4 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips About 3 whole roasted and peeled chestnuts Directions: Preheat the oven to 350°F […]

Pumpkin Pie Bars

Reader’s Recipe: D. Flinner of Canton, OH Ingredients: 2/3 cup margarine, softened 1 cup sugar 1 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts, divided 1 (16 oz.) can pumpkin 1 3/4 cup flour 1 (14 oz.) can Eagle brand milk 1/4 cup light molasses 2 eggs, beaten 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice 2 teaspoons vanilla extract powdered […]

No-Oven Peanut Butter Squares

Ingredients: 1/2 cup  butter or margarine 2 cups  powdered sugar 1-1/2 cups  graham cracker crumbs 1 cup creamy peanut butter 3 pkg.  (4 oz. each) semi-sweet chocolate, melted Directions: Line 13×9-inch pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides. Melt butter in large microwaveable bowl on HIGH 45 sec. Add next 3 ingredients; […]

Crispy Crunchers: A Simple no-bake cookie!

Ingredients: 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1/4 cup honey 1/2 cup peanut butter 1 1/2 cups crispy rice cereal 1/2 cup raisins, mini-chocolate chips or mini-chocolate candies Directions: Remember to Wash Your Hands! Line a 9×13-inch pan or baking sheet with wax paper so cookies won’t stick. 
 In a large bowl, combine powdered sugar, honey […]

Creamy Double Decker Fudge

Reader’s Recipe : D. Flinner of Canton, OH Ingredients: 1 cup Reese’s Peanut Butter Chips 1 14 oz. can Eagle Brand milk, divided 1 teaspoon vanilla, divide 1 cup chocolate chips Directions: Line an 8″ square pan with foil. In bowl, place peanut butter chips and 2/3 cup Eagle Brand milk; microwave on high 1 […]

Fudgy Peanut Butter Bars

Reader’s Recipe : D. Flinner of Canton, OH Ingredients for Cookie Base: 1 1/2 cup flour 3/4 cup chopped dry roasted peanuts 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup margarine, melted Ingredients for Topping: 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate morsels 3/4 cup creamy or crunchy peanut butter 1/3 cup powdered sugar Directions for Cookie Base: Combine flour, […]

Buckeye Candy

Reader’s Recipe : D. Flinner of Canton, OH Ingredients: 3 lbs. powdered sugar 1 lb. margarine, room temperature 2 lbs. creamy peanut butter 1 – 12 ounce package chocolate chips 1″ square paraffin Directions: Mix sugar, margarine and peanut butter. Shape into 1/2″ balls, chill overnight. Next day, melt chocolate chips and paraffin in a […]

Granola Bars

Ingredients: 1 cup honey 
 1 cup peanut butter 
 3 1/2 cups rolled oats 
 1/2 cup raisins 
 1/2 cup grated carrots 
 1/2 cup coconut Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 
 Peel and grate the carrots. 
 Put the honey and peanut butter in a large saucepan. Cook on low heat […]

Peanut Butter & Honey Balls

Ingredients: 1/4 cup peanut butter (can also use almond butter)
 1/4 cup honey
 1/2 cup nonfat dry milk
 1/4 cup quick or old fashioned oats
 3/4 cup crisp rice cereal (save 1/2 cup to crush) Directions: Remember to wash your hands! In a large mixing bowl, combine peanut butter, honey, dry milk, oats and 1/4 […]

Bee Nutty Choco-Chip Cookies

Ingredients: 1/2 cup – honey 1/2 cup – peanut butter 1/2 cup – butter or margarine 1/4 cup – packed brown sugar 1 – egg 1-1/2 teaspoon – vanilla 2 cups – flour 1/2 teaspoon – baking soda 1/2 teaspoon – salt 6 oz. – chocolate morsels 1/2 cup – roasted peanuts, coarsely chopped Directions: […]

Chocolate Chip Yogurt Cookies

Ingredients: 3/4 cup ALL-PURPOSE FLOUR 1 cup WHOLE WHEAT FLOUR 1/2 cup SUGAR 1/2 cup BROWN SUGAR, firmly packed 1/2 cup MARGARINE 1 1/2 teaspoon VANILLA 1/2 teaspoon BAKING SODA 1/2 cup CHOCOLATE CHIPS (miniature, or carob chips) 1/2 cup NON-FAT PLAIN YOGURT Directions: Heat oven to 375°F. In a large bowl combine sugar, brown […]

Walnut-Orange Chocolate Chippers

Ingredients: 1½ cups all-purpose flour ½ cup granulated sugar ½ cup packed brown sugar 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 1/3 cup butter, softened 2 eggs, slightly beaten 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips 1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts 2 Tablespoons grated orange rind Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine […]

Maple Ginger Snaps

Ingredients: 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 teaspoons baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper 3/4 cup granulated white sugar 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 large egg 1/4 cup plus […]

Peppermint Patty Brownies

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups butter, softened 3 cups sugar 5 eggs 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup baking cocoa 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 package (12 ounces) chocolate-covered peppermint patties Directions: In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a […]

Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Crispy Rice Marshmallow Treats

Ingredients: 4 tablespoons coconut oil 4 cups mini marshmallows 4 cups crispy brown rice gluten-free cereal  Directions: Heat coconut oil in a large saucepan over low heat until just melted. Add marshmallows and heat very slowly with little stirring, until the marshmallows are almost melted. Patience is the key here. Stir gently until the marshmallows […]

Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients: 1 egg (or 1 egg replacer, mix and set aside) 1/2 cup butter (or trans-free margarine or lard) 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup brown sugar packed 2/3 cup sorghum flour plus 1/3 cup cornstarch 1/4 cup defatted soy flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon soda 1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum 1 teaspoon Cook’s Powdered Vanilla […]

Molasses Cookie Mix

Ingredients: 6 cups all-purpose flour 3 cups sugar 1 tablespoon baking soda 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 tablespoon ground ginger 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 1 1/2 teaspoons ground nutmeg 3/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice Additional ingredients: 3/4 cup butter, softened 1 egg 1/4 cup molasses Additional sugar Directions: In a bowl, combine […]

Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix

Ingredients: 9 cups all-purpose flour 4 teaspoons baking soda 2 teaspoons salt 3 cups packed brown sugar 3 cups sugar 4 cups shortening Cookies: 6 cups Cookie Mix 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 eggs, beaten 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips Directions: Thoroughly combine dry ingredients; cut in shortening until crumbly. Store in an […]

Chippy Chocolate Cookie Mix

Ingredients: 1 package chocolate cake mix (regular size) 1 cup peanut butter chips Additional ingredients: 1/2 cup canola oil 2 eggs Directions: In a 1-quart glass container, layer half of the cake mix, peanut butter chips and remaining cake mix. Cover and store in a cool dry place up to 6 months. Yield: 1 batch […]

Oatmeal Cranberry Cookie Mix

Ingredients: 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 1 cup old-fashioned oats 1 cup chopped walnuts 1/2 cup Shredded Wheat, crushed 1/2 cup dried cranberries Additional ingredients: 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 egg 2 tablespoons water 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions: In a […]

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