Cookies and Bars Recipes

Pecan Thimble Cookies

Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/4 s chopped pecans 1 cup butter, softened 1/4 granulated sugar 1/4 brown sugar, firmly packed Directions Process flour and pecans in food processor until pecans are very finely chopped. In medium bowl, beat butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Stir in flour mixture. Wrap dough in plastic […]

Sour Cream Cookies

Ingredients 1 cup sugar 3 cups flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1 cup butter 2 eggs, well beaten 1 cup thick sour cream Directions Sift together dry ingredients. Cut in butter with pastry blender or two knives. Add eggs and sour cream gradually. Chill dough at least 2 hours […]

Can’T Get Enough Bar Cookies!

Ingredients 1/2 margarine, melted 1 cup brown sugar, packed 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups rolled oats 1 teaspoon baking powder Directions Melt butter or margarine over low heat. Remove from heat and mix with brown sugar and salt. Mix in oats and baking powder. Press onto greased 9×13-inch cookie sheet. Bake at 400° until melted […]

Pumpkin Nut Bars

Ingredients 1 cup cooked pumpkin puree, fresh or canned 1/2 butter or margarine, melted 2 egg whites, slightly beaten 2 cups oats 1 cup brown sugar, packed 1/2 shredded coconut, toasted 1/2 wheat germ 1 cup chopped salted peanuts, pecans or almonds Directions Preheat oven to 350°. In large bowl, beat egg whites slightly; add […]

Chocolate Treat Cookies

Ingredients 1/2 cooking oil 3 squares baking chocolate (unsweetened) 2 cups sugar 4 eggs (beat ahead) 2 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 chopped nuts (optional) 1/2 teaspoon salt powdered sugar Directions In double boiler, melt chocolate and cooking oil. Add sugar and eggs. Add dry ingredients. Add vanilla and nuts. […]

Chocolate Cookies

Ingredients 1 pkg. devil?s food cake mix 2 eggs, beaten 1 tablespoon water 1/2 shortening confectioners? sugar Directions Combine ingredients with spoon. Roll into balls and in sugar. Place 1 1/2-inches apart on greased sheet. Bake at 375° 8 to 10 minutes.

Applesauce Spice Cookies

Ingredients 1 3/4 s flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 shortening 1 cup applesauce 1 cup seedless raisins 1/2 teaspoon cloves 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1 cup sugar 1 egg, beaten 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 rolled oats Directions Mix flour, soda, salt and spices together. Cream sugar and shortening together. Add beaten egg. […]

Yummy Oatmeal Bars

Ingredients Crust: 2 cups flour 2 cups quick oats 1 1/2 s brown sugar, packed 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/4 s margarine or butter, softened Filling: 1 (6 oz.) pkg. semi-sweet chocolate chips 1/2 chopped nuts 1 (12 oz.) jar caramel ice cream topping 3 tablespoons flour Directions Preheat oven to […]

Very Good Sugar Cookies

Ingredients 2 cups flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 butter 1 cup sugar 1 egg 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup confectioners? sugar 1 egg white a few drops lemon juice Directions Cream butter and sugar. Mix dry ingredients and add a little at a time. Add egg, lemon […]

No Bake Cookies

Ingredients 2 cups sugar 1/4 cocoa 1/2 milk 1 stick oleo 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 peanut butter 3 or 3 1/2 cups quick rolled oats Directions Mix sugar, cocoa, milk and oleo in pan. Stir until at full boil. Boil 1 minute. Take off stove and add vanilla and peanut butter. Stir until melted. Add […]

Orange Cookies

Ingredients 1 orange, juice and grated zest 1 cup butter 2 cups sugar 1 cup sour milk 1 teaspoon soda 2 teaspoons baking powder 6 cups flour, sifted 1 cup chopped nuts Icing: 1 orange 1 tablespoon butter or oleo 1 lb. confectioners? sugar Directions Cream butter and sugar. Stir soda and baking powder with […]

Old-Fashioned Blueberry Muffins

Ingredients 1 cup sugar 1/2 shortening 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 eggs 2 cups flour + 1 tablespoon 2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1 cup milk 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries, thawed, rinsed and drained Directions Mix shortening and sugar until fluffy. Add salt. Stir in eggs. Sift 2 cups flour and baking […]

Blueberry Toll House Cookies

Ingredients 1/2 margarine 1/2 shortening 3/4 granulated sugar 3/4 brown sugar 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla 2 1/2 s all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon soda 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 2 cups fresh or dry-pack frozen blueberries 2 tablespoons flour 1/2 chopped nuts Directions Cream margarine, shortening and sugar. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Sift […]

Natalia Dream Bars

Ingredients 1/2 butter or margarine 1/2 sugar 1/2 brown sugar, packed 1 cup flour 1 1/2 s coconut 1 1/2 s pecans, chopped 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 eggs 2 tablespoons margarine, melted 2 tablespoons flour 1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 2 teaspoons vanilla confectioner?s sugar, sprinkle on top Directions Preheat […]

Cappuchino Cookies

Ingredients 1 1/4 s light brown sugar, firmly packed 1 cup shortening 2 eggs 1/4 light corn syrup or regular pancake syrup 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon rum extract 2 tablespoons instant espresso or coffee powder 3 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg chocolate […]

Cappuchino Biscotti

Ingredients 2 cups flour 2 envelopes cappuccino mix 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 butter or margarine, softened 1/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup chopped nuts Directions Heat oven to 325°. Mix flour, cappuccino, baking powder and salt. Beat butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla in large bowl with electric […]

Chocolate Pecan Bars (Makes 24 To 36 Bars)

Ingredients 1 1/4 s unsifted flour 1 cup confectioners’ sugar 1/3 unsweetened cocoa 1 cup cold margarine or butter 1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk (NOT evaporated milk) 1 egg 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cups chopped pecans Directions Preheat oven to 350°. (325° for glass dish). In large bowl, combine flour, sugar and […]

Golden Pecan Bars

Ingredients 1 pkg. yellow cake mix (pudding-added version) 1/3 margarine or butter, softened 1 cup ground or finely chopped pecans 1 cup powdered sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 4 egg whites 1/2 chopped pecans Directions Heat oven to 350°. Grease 9×13 pan. In large bowl, combine cake mix and margarine at low speed until crumbly. […]

Peanut Butter Oat Bars

Ingredients 2/3 butter or margarine, melted 1/4 peanut butter 1 cup brown sugar, packed 1/4 light corn syrup 1/4 teaspoon vanilla 4 cups quick oats Topping: 1 cup milk chocolate chips 1/2 butterscotch bits 1/3 peanut butter Directions Mix all ingredients together. Pour into greased 9×13 pan. Bake at 400° 12 to 14 minutes. ToppingMelt […]

Potato Chip Cookies

Ingredients 1 lb. margarine or butter 1 cup sugar 1 cup potato chips, crushed 2 teaspoons vanilla 3 1/2 s flour 1/2 chopped nuts, optional Directions Blend shortening, sugar and vanilla together.; add crushed potato chips. Mix in flour and nuts. Form into small balls; crush with fork. Bake on ungreased cookie sheets at 350° […]

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