Cookies and Bars Recipes

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 […]

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° […]

Flourless Quick Peanut Butter Cookies

Ingredients 1 cup peanut butter (any kind) 1 cup light or dark brown sugar 1 large egg, slightly beaten 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup chocolate chips Directions Heat oven to 350°. In medium-size bowl, beat together peanut butter, brown sugar, egg and baking soda until mixture is smooth and well blended. Drop dough by […]

Jared’S Famous Butterscotch Bars

Ingredients 1/2 butter or margarine 2 cups brown sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup shredded coconut 1 cup walnuts, chopped Directions In 2 quart saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Remove from heat and stir in brown sugar. Add eggs, one at a […]

Chocolate Squares

Ingredients 1 1/8 s butter 1/2 brown sugar 1/2 sugar 2 egg yolks* 1 cup flour, sifted 1 cup rolled oats 1 (12 oz.) pkg. chocolate chips 1 cup nuts or coconut Directions Cream one cup butter and sugars until fluffy, beat in egg yolks. Add flour and oats and mix well. Place mixture in […]

Mocha Shortbread Cookies

Ingredients 1 teaspoon instant coffee 1 teaspoon boiling water 1 (12 oz.) pkg. (2 cups) semi-sweet chocolate morsels, divided 3/4 butter, softened 1 1/4 s sifted confectioners? sugar 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/8 teaspoon salt Directions Preheat oven to 250°. In cup, dissolve instant coffee in boiling water; set aside. Melt over hot (not boiling) […]

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