Category Archives: COOKIES and BARS

I made these cookies today, and they were yummy. The recipe comes from “Family Favorites Cookbook.” I added a little extra flour, so that I could roll them in balls, and then dip them in sugar before placing them on a cookie sheet. I also took a fork, and pressed them down slightly. The recipe […]

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These bars are delicious! They make a great gift to neighbors during the holidays. Bar Cookie Crust 1/3 cup packed brown sugar 1/3 cup light or dark corn syrup 1/4 cup butter 1/4 cup heavy cream 1 1/2 cup sliced almonds 1 tsp. vanilla extract  Triangle Base 2 1/2 cups flour 1/2 cup confectioners sugar […]

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These take a bit of time, but are well worth it!   You will need: 2 sticks unsalted butter 1 cup light brown sugar — packed 1 cup peanut butter — creamy style 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 large egg 1 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 teaspoon salt 2 cups all-purpose flour Filling: 2 teaspoons butter […]

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If you like brownies, you will love these chewy cookies! INGREDIENTS 4 tablespoons butter; more for the pan  12 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped  3 large eggs, at room temperature  3/4 cup sugar  2 teaspoons vanilla extract  1/3 cup all-purpose flour  1/4 teaspoon baking powder  1/4 teaspoon salt  1 cup chopped toasted pecans or other nuts […]

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  My family loves this chewy delicious bar.  They get gobbled up fast!  I always 1 – 1/2 times this recipe for thicker, chewier bars   YOU WILL NEED: 1 cup Karo Light Corn Syrup 1 cup sugar 1 cup creamy peanut butter 6 cups crispy rice cereal 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 cup […]

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This recipe is similar to 7 layer bars or Magic cookie bars, with a twist. You mix Hershey’s cocoa with the graham cracker crumbs & the melted butter. You also use toffee bits & mini kisses on the top. Now, what can be better than that!!   Ingredients:  1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine […]

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Ingredients  1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts 1 cup butter 4 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped 2 cups sugar 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa *I use slightly less for a Milk Chocolate Brownie 4 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 (10.5-oz.) bag miniature marshmallows Chocolate Frosting Ingredients  1/2 […]

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This is one of my daughter’s favorite Candy Bars. Now you can make individual – homemade snickers bars, or better yet………a pan of snickers bars for your entire family!   Snickers Candy Bars  1/4 cup light corn syrup 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup peanut butter 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 cups powdered […]

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Whoopie Pies Cookies: 2 cups flour 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder *(adjust to your taste) 1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup buttermilk 1 teaspoon Pure Vanilla , 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1 egg Vanilla Marshmallow Filling: 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened 1 […]

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Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies * Ingredients: 1 cup butter-flavored shortening 1 cup creamy peanut butter 1 cup sugar 1 cup packed brown sugar 3 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt  Filling:  1/2 cup creamy peanut butter 3 cups confectioners’ sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 5 […]

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White Chocolate Ginger Snaps Ingredients  1 cup sugar 1 cup shortening 1 cup molasses 2 eggs 4 cups flour 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 2 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp ginger 1/2 cup sugar for rolling OR: two 12-ounce packages vanilla baking chips & 1/4 cup shortening  Directions Preheat oven to 350° Cream together […]

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1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature 1/4 cup vegetable shortening 1 cup packed light-brown sugar 3/4 cup granulated sugar 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 1/2 cups rolled oats 1 cup dried dates, chopped into 1/4-inch pieces 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground […]

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