Cookies and Bars Recipes

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 […]

White Christmas Cherry Bar Mix submitted by Debbie Flinner

Ingredients: 1/4 cup white chocolate chips 1/2 cup chopped pecans 1/2 cup sweetened dried cherries or cranberries 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1 cup Bisquick 1/2 cup dark brown sugar 1 cup Bisquick In 1-quart wide-mouth glass jar, gently layer and pack ingredients in the order listed, beginning with the white chocolate or vanilla chips. […]

Orange and Lemon Wafer Cookies

Ingredients: 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened 3/4 cup sugar 1 egg 2 teaspoons grated orange peel 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon orange extract 1 cup all-purpose flour 5 teaspoons cornstarch 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt Directions: Thin orange or lemon peel strips, optional In a mixing bowl, […]

Cinnamon Snaps

Ingredients: 3/4 cup shortening 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 egg 1/4 cup molasses 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt Granulated sugar Directions: In a large bowl, cream shortening and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and molasses. Combine the flour, baking […]

Chocolate Truffle Cookies

Ingredients: 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips, divided 1/3 cup butter 1 cup sugar 3 eggs 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons baking cocoa 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt Confectioners’ sugar Directions: In a microwave or double boiler, melt unsweetened chocolate, 1 cup […]

Chocolate Chip Cherry Oatmeal Cookies

Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter, softened 2/3 cup packed brown sugar 1/3 cup sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 cup quick-cooking oats 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 2/3 cup dried cherries, chopped 1/2 cup chocolate chips Directions: In a small bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and […]

Chocolate Caramel Thumbprints

Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter, softened 2/3 cup sugar 1 egg, separated 2 tablespoons 2 percent milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/3 cup baking cocoa 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup finely chopped pecans Filling: 12 to 14 caramels 3 tablespoons heavy whipping cream 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips 1 teaspoon shortening Directions: […]

Cherry Cordial Cookies

Ingredients: 1 package (17 1/2 ounces) sugar cookie mix 3/4 cup chopped dried cherries 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 egg 3/4 cup cherry preserves 1 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips 2/3 cup white baking chips Directions: Place the cookie mix, cherries, butter and egg in a large bowl; beat until well mixed. Shape into 1-inch […]

Candy Cane Snowballs

Ingredients: 2 cups butter, softened 1 cup confectioners’ sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup chopped pecans 8 ounces white candy coating, coarsely chopped 1/3 to 1/2 cup crushed peppermint candy Directions: In a large bowl, cream butter and confectioners’ sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla. Gradually add […]

Brown Butter Spice Cookies

Ingredients: 1/2 cup unsalted butter, cubed 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 egg 1 tablespoon spiced rum 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips Directions: Place butter in a small heavy saucepan. […]

Better-Than-Fruitcake Cookies

Ingredients: 2 cups raisins 1/4 cup bourbon or unsweetened apple juice 2 tablespoons butter, softened 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 1 egg 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1 cup pecan halves 3/4 cup red candied cherries, halved 3/4 cup green […]

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