Cookies and Bars Recipes

Date Nut Cookies

Ingredients 1/2 shortening 1 1/2 brown sugar 2 eggs 2 1/2 s flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon soda 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 sour milk 1 dates, chopped 1 walnuts, chopped Directions Cream shortening, sugar and eggs. Sift together dry ingredients, and add alternately with sour milk. Add vanilla, chopped dates […]

Death By Chocolate Cookies

Ingredients 2 pkgs. (16 squares) semi-sweet baking chocolate 3/4 brown sugar, firmly packed 1/4 butter or oleo 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 flour 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 2 s nuts, optional Directions Heat oven to 350°. Coarsely chop 8 squares of chocolate. Set aside. Microwave remaining 8 squares of chocolate in large microwavable bowl […]

Pumpkin Squares

Ingredients 2 s all purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg 4 eggs 1 (16 oz.) can pumpkin 1 1/2 s sugar 1 vegetable oil 1 teaspoon vanilla Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Coat 9×13 baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. In large […]

Granny’S Sugar Cookies

Ingredients 1 butter or margarine 1 1/2 s sugar 2 eggs 2 3/4 s all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon cream of tartar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt sugar Directions Cream butter; gradually add 1 1/2 cups sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine […]

Marmalade Cookies

Ingredients 1 orange marmalade 2 s flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 raisins 1 egg 1/2 shortening 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon vanilla Directions Mix all ingredients. Drop by spoonsful on greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350° 8 to 10 minutes.

Pumpkin Cookies

Ingredients 1 shortening 1 1/2 s brown sugar 1/2 white sugar 1/2 nuts (optional) 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 1/2 s pumpkin 1 teaspoon lemon flavoring 2 1/2 s flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon ginger 3/4 teaspoon soda 2 teaspoons baking powder 3/4 milk chocolate chips Directions Cream shortening, brown […]

Honey Chocolate-Caramel Chip Cookies

Ingredients 1 butter 3/4 honey 1/2 sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 eggs 2 1/4 s self-rising flour 1 chocolate-caramel swirl chips Directions In large mixing bowl, mix butter, honey, sugar and vanilla together until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well. Slowly add self-rising flour; mix well between each addition. Add chocolate-caramel chips […]

Greek Cookies

Ingredients 2 s oil 1 stick margarine, softened 1 sugar 2 eggs, beaten 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 7 to 8 cups flour 1 orange juice 2 s honey 3/4 water 1 lb. finely ground nuts Directions Mix oil, butter and sugar. Add eggs and beat well. Add flour, baking powder and […]

Chocolate Butterscotch Cheesecake Cookie Bars

Ingredients 1/2 Crisco butter shortening 1/2 sugar 1/3 brown sugar, packed 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 1/2 s flour pinch of salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 Hershey milk chocolate chips 1/2 Hershey butterscotch chips 1/3 chopped walnuts 1/3 chopped pecans Topping: 2 (8 oz.) pkgs. cream cheese, softened 2 eggs 1/2 sugar 2 […]

Premier Key Lime Bars

Ingredients Crust: 1/2 butter, softened 1/2 sugar 1 teaspoon grated lime rind 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon lemon extract 1 flour 1/2 unsweetened coconut 1 macadamia nuts, chopped 1/2 Hershey’s Premier White Chips Topping: 6 ozs. Hershey’s Premier White Chips, melted Filling: 2/3 sugar 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/8 teaspoon salt […]

Island Energy Bars

Ingredients 2 s quick cooking oats 1 (10 1/2 oz.) bag miniature marshmallows 1/4 margarine 1 shredded coconut 1/4 sesame seed 1/2 peanut butter 3 s crisp rice cereal 1 Macadamia nuts 1 raisins Directions Toast oats and sesame seed in skillet, stirring occasionally, 3 minutes or until lightly browned. Melt marshmallows, peanut butter and […]

Rhubarb Bars

Ingredients 1 flour 5 tablespoons powdered sugar 1/2 cold butter 1 1/2 s sugar 1/2 flour 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 eggs, well beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 s rhubarb, chopped Directions Cut butter into flour and powdered sugar with pastry blender. Press into 9×13-inch pan and bake at 350° 7 to […]

Cat Cookies

Ingredients 1 whole wheat flour 1/4 soy flour 1 teaspoon catnip 1 egg 1/3 milk 2 tablespoons wheat germ 1/3 powdered milk 1 tablespoon unsulfurated molasses 2 tablespoons butter or vegetable oil Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Mix dry ingredients together. Add molasses, egg, oil and milk. Roll out flat onto oiled cookie sheet and […]

Triple Layer Cookie Bars

Ingredients 1/2 oleo 1 1/2 s graham cracker crumbs 1 (7 oz.) pkg. coconut 1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk 1 (12 oz.) pkg. semi-sweet chocolate chips 1/2 creamy peanut butter Directions In 13×9 pan melt oleo. Sprinkle crumbs evenly over oleo. Top with coconut then pour milk evenly over ingredients. Bake at 350° […]

Peanut Butter Cookies

Ingredients 3 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons reduced-fat peanut butter 1/2 brown sugar, packed 1/4 sugar 1 egg white 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/8 teaspoon salt Directions In large mixing bowl, cream butter, peanut butter and sugars. Add egg white; beat until blended. Beat in vanilla. Combine flour, […]

Peanut Butter Bars

Ingredients 1 cup oleo 1 cup sugar 1 cup brown sugar 3 eggs 2 cups rolled oats 3/4 peanut butter 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla Frosting: 3 tablespoons oleo 1/2 peanut butter 2 1/2 s powdered sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla Directions Mix all ingredients together and spread into […]

Saltine Cracker Cookies

Ingredients 2 sticks butter 1 sugar saltine crackers 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 (12 oz) pkg. chocolate chips walnuts, cashews, peanuts (whatever nut you prefer) Directions Stir butter and sugar together, cook to syrup consistency (not too long, just until it’s a tan color). Add 1 teaspoon vanilla to syrup. Line jelly roll pan with foil […]

Chocolate Nutty Squares

Ingredients 2 s chopped hazelnuts or nuts of your choice 1/4 sugar 4 tablespoons margarine or butter, melted 1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk 2 tablespoons butter or margarine 2 teaspoons vanilla 1 milk chocolate chips Directions Preheat oven to 350°. In blender or food processor, blend 1 1/2 cups nuts with sugar until […]

Yummy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients Cream together: 1 white sugar 1 brown sugar 1 real soft butter 2 eggs Then add: 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 2 s quick cooking oatmeal 1 1/2 s chocolate chips 1 chopped nuts (optional) Directions Stir together and add 2 1/8 cup flour. Drop […]

Mocha Toffee Squares

Ingredients 1 cup chocolate wafers, finely crushed 3 tablespoons margarine or butter, melted 2 teaspoons instant coffee crystals 3/4 sugar 1/2 margarine or butter 4 egg yolks 1 (1 oz.) square unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 4 egg whites 2 (1 1/8 oz.) bars chocolate-covered English toffee, crushed (1/2 cup) Directions For […]

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