Cookies and Bars Recipes

Chewy Cocoa and Peanut Butter Treats

Ingredients: 1 cup light corn syrup 1 cup packed light brown sugar 1-2/3 cups (10-oz. pkg.) Peanut Butter Chips 1/4 cup cocoa powder 2 tablespoons butter or margarine 6 cups crisp rice cereal Directions: Butter 13x9x2-inch pan. Stir together corn syrup and brown sugar in large saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture […]

“Egg Nog” White Chocolate Bark

Ingredients: 4-1/2 pkg.  (4 oz. each) White Chocolate (18 oz.), chopped 1 can  (6 oz.) Pistachio Lovers nut mix 1/2 cup  dried cranberries 1/2 tsp.  vanilla 1/4 tsp.  ground nutmeg Directions: MICROWAVE chocolate in large microwaveable bowl on HIGH 2 min. or until almost melted, stirring every 30 sec. Stir until chocolate is completely melted. […]

Almond Butter Toffee

Ingredients: 2 cups sliced or slivered almonds 3 sticks (1-1/2 cups) unsalted butter 2 cups granulated sugar 1/4 cup water 3 tablespoons light corn syrup 1 teaspoon LorAnn Pure Madagascar Vanilla Extract 1/2 teaspoon LorAnn Almond Emulsion, optional 8 ounces semisweet or bittersweet chocolate, chopped (can use chocolate chips) Directions: Toast almonds in a 350°F. […]

Festive Fudge Recipe

Ingredients: 3 cups (1-1/2 pkgs., 12 oz. each) Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips 1 can (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated milk) Dash salt 1/2 to 1 cup chopped nuts (optional) 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract Directions: Line 8- or 9-inch square pan with foil, extending foil over edges of pan. Melt chocolate chips with sweetened condensed […]

Frightening Witch’s Finger Cookies

Ingredients: 1-1/4 cups sliced almonds, divided 4 oz.  (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup  butter, softened 3/4 cup  powdered sugar 1 tsp.  almond extract 1/4 tsp.  salt 1-1/2 cups  flour Directions: HEAT oven to 325ºF. RESERVE 40 nuts for later use; process remaining nuts in food processor until finely ground. Beat next […]

Monster’s Toes

Ingredients: 1 cup  butter, softened 2 cups  flour 1 pkg.  (3 oz.) Lime Flavor Gelatin 18  red berry-shaped gummy candies Directions: HEAT oven to 350°F. BEAT butter in large bowl with mixer until creamy. Add flour and dry gelatin mix; mix well. ROLL dough into 18 toe-shaped pieces; place 2 inches apart on baking sheet. […]

Easy Halloween Truffles

Ingredients: 1-1/2 pkg.  (4 oz. each) BAKER’S Bittersweet Chocolate (6 oz.), broken into pieces 1/4 cup  whipping cream 1 Tbsp.  butter, softened 1-1/2 pkg.  (4 oz. each) BAKER’S White Chocolate (6 oz.), divided Yellow and red food colorings (3 drops yellow and 2 drops red) 3 Tbsp.  BAKER’S ANGEL FLAKE Coconut, tinted orange Black decorating […]

Candy Corn Cookies

from Ivory Harlow of Chillicothe, Ohio Ingredients: 1 cup butter flavor Crisco 3/4 cup brown sugar 1 tsp. vanilla 1/4 tsp. salt 2 egg yolks 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1 cup self-rising flour 1 cup all-purpose flour Candy corns Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, cream together Crisco and sugar. Add […]

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 […]

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