Cookies Recipes

“A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand.” – Barbara Johnson

Pumpkin Cookies

Pumpkin Cookies with Walnuts or Pecans From Germaine Latonis' recipe collection 1/2 cup butter (room temperature)1 1/2 cups brown sugar (packed)2 large eggs1 cup pumpkin (mashed or canned)1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 tsp lemon juice2 1/2 cups flour (sifted)3 tsp...

Copy Cat Girl Scout Samoas

GIRL SCOUT SAMOA COOKIES (COPYCAT) 24 -30 shortbread cookies (Try Lauren Clark's copycat recipe for the Girl Scout shortbread cookies)6 tablespoons butter1 ⁄2 cup granulated sugar1 ⁄2 cup light corn syrup1 ⁄2 cup sweetened condensed milk1 ⁄2 teaspoon vanilla4...

Honey Drop Cookies

Honey Drop Cookies 1 cup (2 sticks) butter (softened)1 cup brown sugar (packed)1 tsp salt2 eggs⅓ cup honey1 tsp of vanilla3½ cups flour2 tsp of baking soda In a medium sized bowl cream together the butter/shortening and sugar. Add the eggs and beat until a bit fluffy....

Chinese Cookies

Chinese Cookies From Germaine Latonis' recipe collection. 1 ½ cups white sugar1 ½ cups shortening1 egg1 teaspoon vanilla extract3 ½ cups cake flour1 ¼ teaspoons baking soda¾ teaspoon salt½ cup ground walnuts1 cup prepared chocolate fudge frosting In a medium...

Chewy Jumbo Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chewy Jumbo Chocolate Chip Cookies 3 1/4 cups all-purpose flour1 cup cake flour (or 1 cup less 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour)1 teaspoon baking powder1 teaspoon baking soda1 1/2 cups butter (we recommend LAND O LAKES® Butter, softened)1 1/4 cups granulated sugar1 1/4...

Old German Honey Cookies

Old German Honey Cookies ½ cup white sugar1 cup shortening1 ¼ cup honey2 eggs1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 teaspoon baking soda4 cups all-purpose flour1 teaspoon ground ginger In a saucepan over low heat, melt together sugar, shortening and honey. Let cool.Mix together...

White Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

White Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies Very rich. ½ cup butter½ cup light brown sugar½ cup white sugar1 eggs1 teaspoons vanilla extract1 ½ cups all-purpose flour½ teaspoon baking powder½ teaspoon baking soda½ teaspoon salt¾ cups rolled oats1 cups white chocolate chips½...

Honeydoodles

Honeydoodles ⅓ cup butter (softened)⅔ cup honey1 egg1 ½ cups all-purpose flour¾ teaspoon baking soda½ teaspoon cream of tartar¼ teaspoon salt1 tablespoon granulated sugar (optional)½ teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional) Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. In a large mixing...

Puff Pastry Palmeirs

  Palmeirs From Germaine Latonis' recipe collection ½ cup sugar2 tsp cinnamonzest of 1 orange1/2 package (1 sheet) frozen puff pastry (thawed) Preheat oven to 400.Combine sugar, cinnamon, and orange zest. Sprinkle 1/2 the sugar mix on a clean work surface....

Chewy Coconut Cookies

Chewy Coconut Cookies 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour½ teaspoon baking soda¼ teaspoon salt½ cup butter½ cup packed brown sugar½ cup white sugar1 egg½ teaspoon vanilla extract1 ⅓ cups flaked coconut Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C.) Combine the flour, baking...

Classic Gingerbread Cutouts

Classic Gingerbread Cutouts ½ cup butter (softened)½ cup brown sugar⅔ cup molasses2 eggs4 cups all-purpose flour (divided)½ teaspoon baking soda½ teaspoon salt½ teaspoon ground allspice½ teaspoon ground cloves½ teaspoon ground cinnamon½ teaspoon ground ginger1 pound...

SAVED Jaffa Cakes

JAFFA CAKES (AMERICAN RECIPE) Jaffa Cake:2 large eggs1/4 cup white granulated sugar (50 g)1/4 cup + 3 Tablespoons all-purpose flour (50 g)1/2 teaspoon baking powderOrange Jelly Filling:1/4 cup + 2 Tablespoons white granulated sugar (75 g)3/4 cup pure orange juice (180...

Butter Icing for Cookies

Butter Icing for Cookies 2 cups confectioners' sugar2 ½ tablespoons cream4 tablespoons butter1 teaspoon vanilla extract In a saucepan, over medium heat, heat cream and butter until butter is melted. Stir in the vanilla and confectioners' sugar. Remove from heat, and...

Lacy Oatmeal Cookies

Lacy Oatmeal Cookies This dough spreads to make thin, lacy, oatmeal cookies that you peel off the cookie sheet. Great served with ice cream, or rolled into tubes while still warm and dipped in chocolate. 1 cup quick cooking oats¼ cup all-purpose flour½ teaspoon...

Rugelach

Rugelach Dough1 cup sifted all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon salt8 tablespoons 1 stick cold unsalted butter, cut into pieces4 ounces cream cheese (cut into pieces)2 tablespoons cold buttermilkFilling½ cup white sugar1 tablespoon ground cinnamon1 cup finely chopped...

Rolled Sugar Cookies

The Best Rolled Sugar Cookies 1 ½ cups butter (softened)2 cups white sugar4 eggs1 teaspoon vanilla extract5 cups all-purpose flour2 teaspoons baking powder1 teaspoon salt In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Stir in...

Drop Sugar Cookies

Sugar Cookies From Germaine Latonis' recipe library. 1 cup white sugar1 cup butter (softened)1 egg (beaten)2 teaspoons vanilla extract2 cups all-purpose flour½ teaspoon baking soda½ teaspoon cream of tartar Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a small bowl, stir...

Authentic Shortbread

Authentic Shortbread Heidi Manzone's grandmother's recipe (she was raised in Scotland) 4-5 cups flour1/2 pound confectioner's sugar1 pound butter Mix together flour and sugar.Place half of the mixture on a baking board. Put butter in the center. Knead...

Walnut Cups

Walnut Cups Crust is a cream cheese dough. 1 3 ounce package cream cheese½ cup butter1 cup all-purpose flour1 egg1 tablespoon butter1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 cup brown sugar¾ cup chopped walnuts Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Line mini muffin...

Nut Tarts from Kathy Wondracek

Nut Tarts From Kathy. From Germaine Latonis' recipe library. 1 cup butter or margaine1 12 oz package cream cheese4 cups all-purpose flour4 ½ cups brown sugar6 tablespoons butter (melted)1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract6 cups nuts chopped (such as walnuts or...

Viennese Crescents

Viennese Crescents From Mrs. Cooney's Cooking Class, 1955 Marymount College. From Germaine Latonis' recipe library. 1 cup butter1/4 cup sugar1 teaspoon vanilla extract2 cups sifted all-purpose flour1 cup finely ground unblanched almondsConfectioners' sugar...

Gingersnaps

Gingersnaps ¾ cup margarine1 cup white sugar1 egg¼ cup molasses2 cups all-purpose flour1 tablespoon ground ginger1 teaspoon ground cinnamon2 teaspoons baking soda½ teaspoon salt½ cup white sugar for decoration Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).In a medium...

Resurrection Cookies

Annie's Resurrection Cookies 1 cup whole pecans1 teaspoon vinegar3 egg whitesa pinch salt1 cup sugara zipper baggy1 wooden spoonscotch tapeBible These are to be made the evening before Easter. Preheat oven to 300F.*** (this is very important --- don't wait until you...

Ginger Cookies with Honey

Ginger Cookies with Honey From Debbie (?) 4 ½ cups flour1 cup sugar1 cup honey2 tbsp ground ginger1 tbsp nutmeg1 tbsp cinnamon1 tbsp spice2 tbsp baking powder½ cup milk2 doses vanilla powdergrated lemon peelpinch of salt Preheat oven to 350 F.Combine sugar, ginger,...

Mint Snowtop Cookies

  CHOCOLATE MINT SNOW TOP COOKIES 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour1 ½ teaspoons baking powder¼ teaspoon salt1 ½ cups semisweet chocolate pieces6 tablespoons butter (softened)1 cup granulated sugar2 eggs1 ½ teaspoons vanilla¼ teaspoon mint extractpowdered sugar (for...

Famous Oatmeal Cookies

Famous Oatmeal Cookies 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar3/4 cup trans-fat free vegetable shortening1/2 cup granulated sugar1/4 cup Water1 tsp vanilla3 cup Quaker® Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)1 cup all-purpose flour1 tsp cinnamon1 tsp salt (optional)1/2 tsp...

Sugar Cookie Drops

Sugar Cookie Drops 1 cup Butter1 cup Oil1 ½ cups powdered sugar1 cup white sugar2 Eggs1 teaspoon Vanilla extract4 ½ cups flour1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon cream of tartar½ cup Sugar for decoration (granulated) Preheat oven 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).In a large...

Big Soft Ginger Cookies

Big Soft Ginger Cookies 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour2 teaspoons ground ginger1 teaspoon baking soda¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon½ teaspoon ground cloves¼ teaspoon salt¾ cup margarine (softened)1 cup white sugar1 egg1 tablespoon water¼ cup molasses2 tablespoons white sugar...

Chocolate Cinnamon Cookies

CHOCOLATE CINNAMON COOKIES 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder1 tsp ground cinnamon1 1/2 teaspoons cream of tartar1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/4 teaspoon salt10 tablespoons unsalted butter (at room temperature)3/4 cup granulated sugar1/4 cup...

Peanut Butter Cookies

Mrs. Sigg's Peanut Butter Cookies ½ cup butter (softened)½ cup butter flavored shortening1 cup white sugar1 cup packed brown sugar2 large eggs eggs1 cup creamy peanut butter1 teaspoon vanilla extract2 ½ cups all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon salt Cream...

Gingersnaps

Grandma's Gingersnaps ¾ cup margarine1 cup white sugar1 egg¼ cup molasses2 cups all-purpose flour1 tablespoon ground ginger1 teaspoon ground cinnamon2 teaspoons baking soda½ teaspoon salt½ cup white sugar for decoration Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).In...

Press Cookies

Press Cookies 1 lb butter or margarine2 cups sugar2 eggs¾ tsp salt5 cups sifted flour Preheat oven convect bake 325 degrees F.Cream butter and sugar.Beat in eggs.Mix in remaining ingredients.Bake 8-10 min on dark cookie sheet.

Pampered Chef Gingerbread House Mold Recipe

PAMPERED CHEF GINGERBREAD HOUSE MOLD RECIPE 3 cups all-purpose flour1 ½ tsp ground cinnamon1 teaspoon ground ginger½ tsp baking soda½ tsp salt¼ tsp ground cloves½ cup vegetable shortening½ cup sugar½ cup molasses1 egg Lightly spray the mold with nonstick cooking...

Spumoni Shortbread Cookies

Spumoni Shortbread Cookies 1 c butter (softened)1/2 c sugar1 egg1 t vanilla2-1/4 c flour1/2 t saltFor Pistachio Dough:1/4 c pistachios (chopped fine)1/2 t pistachio or almond extractFor Cherry Dough:2 T Maraschino cherries (chopped)For Chocolate Dough:2 T semisweet...

Pizzelles

Pizzelle 3 eggs3/4 cup sugar3/4 cup butter or margarine (melted)1½-2 cups flour1 tsp baking powder2 tsp vanilla Add and heat ingredients together in order listed (use the smaller amount of flour for the thinner pizzelle)Drop by rounded spoonful onto center of...

Mrs. Sigg’s Snickerdoodles

Mrs. Sigg's Snickerdoodles ½ cup butter (softened)½ cup shortening1 ½ cups white sugar2 eggs2 teaspoons vanilla extract2 ¾ cups all-purpose flour2 teaspoons cream of tartar1 teaspoon baking soda¼ teaspoon salt2 tablespoons white sugar2 teaspoons ground cinnamon...