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Moms View Message Board: General Discussion: Cookie Recipes
By Kernkate on Thursday, November 20, 2008 - 11:01 am:

Me and my DD want to do alot of baking this holiday season, and are looking for some cookie recipes.
Could you guys share some of your favorites.
I always do the same ones every year. Need some new ideas :)
You can post them on the recipe board if you would like.

By Colette on Friday, November 21, 2008 - 09:46 am:

I am making a bunch of my mil's cookies with the dks in memory of her for the holidays. She was a wonderful cook and I have her recipe box. I will put some on the board when I get a sec.

By Missbookworm on Friday, November 21, 2008 - 11:02 am:

Monster Cookies!! :)

3 eggs
1 1/4 cups packed light brown sugar
1 cup granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 12-ounce jar creamy peanut butter
1 stick butter, softened
1/2 cup multi-colored chocolate candies
1/2 cup chocolate chips
2 teaspoons baking soda
4 1/2 cups quick-cooking oatmeal (not instant)

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper or nonstick baking mats.

In a very large mixing bowl, combine the eggs and sugars. Mix well. Add the salt, vanilla, peanut butter, and butter. Mix well. Stir in the chocolate candies, chocolate chips, raisins, if using, baking soda, and oatmeal. Drop by tablespoons 2 inches apart onto the prepared cookie sheets.

Bake for 8 to 10 minutes. Do not overbake. Let stand for about 3 minutes before transferring to wire racks to cool. When cool, store in large resealable plastic bags.

- A few things I changed were I used 1/2 the butter and cut back on 1/4 cup white sugar and brown sugar and substituted it with more oats instead to make them healthier.

Enjoy! They are so delicious!

(I use the big multi coloured m and m's not the little m and m's. They're such fun cookies. I haven't made them in a couple of years but I remember them taking a long time.)

I also love short bread cookies :)

By Missbookworm on Friday, November 21, 2008 - 11:03 am:

oops! I cut out the line that said 1/4 cup of raisins. The recipe I used when I was younger never called for raisins but it might be good.

By Tayjar on Friday, November 21, 2008 - 11:45 am:

I have quite a few at home. I'll see if I can't post some this weekend.

By Insaneusmcwife on Friday, November 21, 2008 - 06:55 pm:

One of my favorites....I'll spare you the urban legend :)

Neiman Marcus Cookie

2 cups butter
4 cups flour
2 tsp. baking soda
2 cups granulated sugar
2 cups brown sugar
5 cups blended oatmeal (measure oatmeal and blend in blender to a fine powder)
24 oz. chocolate chips
1 tsp. salt
1 8 oz. Hershey bar (grated)
4 eggs
2 tsp. baking powder
3 cups chopped nuts (your choice, I use walnuts)
2 tsp. vanilla

Cream the butter and both sugars. Add eggs and vanilla; mix together with flour, oatmeal, salt, baking powder, and soda. Add chocolate chips, Hershey bar and nuts. Roll into balls and place two inches apart on a cookie sheet..Bake for 10 minutes at 375 degrees. Makes 112 cookies

By Insaneusmcwife on Friday, November 21, 2008 - 07:01 pm:

Snowball Cookies

1 c. butter
3/4 c. powdered sugar
2 c. flour
1 tsp. vanilla
1 c. chopped Almonds

Mix all ingredients and roll by hand into small balls. Place on baking pan. Bake for 10 minutes in 325 degree oven. Roll in powdered sugar while hot and repeat when cool.

By Insaneusmcwife on Friday, November 21, 2008 - 07:04 pm:


1/4 c. packed brown sugar
1/4 c. butter, softened
1/4 c. shortening
1 egg, separated
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1 c. flour
1/4 tsp. salt
3/4 c. finely chopped nuts

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Mix brown sugar, butter, shortening, egg yolk and vanilla. Stir in flour and salt. Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Beat egg white slightly. Dip balls into egg white; roll in nuts.
Place about 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet, press thumb deeply in center of each. Bake until light brown, about 10 minutes. Immediately remove from cookie sheet; cool. Fill thumbprints with jelly. About 3 dozen.

Note: If using self-rising flour, omit salt.

By Insaneusmcwife on Friday, November 21, 2008 - 07:26 pm:

This can be used in a cookie press, dropped by spoonfull, cookie cutter or pressed the bottom of a pan and used as a base for bar cookies. We recently used them for a vendor fair and I used different flavors of cakes some with sprinkles and some I changed the color with wilton's icing color. We have also made some red and some white and rolled them together as candy canes.

All Occasion Cookie Dough-very fun :)!!

1 lb butter
2 3/4 flour
1 (18 1/4 ounce) package white cake mix

1. Pre heat oven to 350°.
2. Microwave 2 sticks of the butter on high for 1 minute or until melted.
3. Using paring knife, slice remaining butter into 1/2 inch slices; add to melted butter, tossing to coat.
4. Allow butter to stand 3-5 minutes or until softened.
5. Blend cake mix and flour in bowl and whisk to break up any large lumps.
6. Whisk butter until smooth and free of lumps, if necessary microwave for 10-20 seconds or until creamy and pourable.
7, Do not melt completely.
8. Pour butter, all at once, into dry ingredients.
9. Mix until dry ingredients are incorporated and dough is smooth.
10. If dough is to stiff to stir knead until smooth.
11. Using a small cookie scoop or teaspoons drop cookie dough onto baking sheet 2" apart.
12. Bake 15-17 or until very light golden brown.
13. Cool three minutes and transfer to cooling rack.
14. Variations: Chocolate: Substitute devils food cake mix for the white and bake as directed Peanut Butter: Substitute yellow cake mix for the white cake mix.
15. Add flour as directed.
16. Whisk 2/3 cup peanut butter into softened butter until smooth; add to dry ingredients as recipe directs.

Ideas for Mix ins: Mix in 1/2-1 cup for any combination of the following ingredients to the dough--Miniature semi-sweet chocolate chips; whole, grated or chopped nuts; rasins; flaked coconut; dried cranberries; miniature candy-candy coated chocolate pieces; chopped candies; chocolate chunks; white chocolate chips or toffee bits.

By Insaneusmcwife on Friday, November 21, 2008 - 07:31 pm:

Peanut Butter Kisses (or Hugs)

1 3/4 c. flour
1/2 c. sugar
1/2 c. brown sugar
1 tsp. soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 c. butter
1/2 c. peanut butter
1 egg
2 tbsp. milk
1 tsp. vanilla
1 bag of your favorite chocolate kisses (unwrapped & frozen)

Combine ingredients. Roll into balls, roll balls in sugar. Bake on cookie sheet at 350 degrees for about 10 minutes. Press kisses on top immediately upon removal from oven.

By Insaneusmcwife on Friday, November 21, 2008 - 07:37 pm:

COP Cookies-Chocolate Oatmeal Peanutbutter

1 cup shortening (softened)
1 cup brown sugar
2 cups flour
2 eggs (beaten)
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 package chocolate chips
1 cup oatmeal
1 cup peanut butter
1/2 tablespoon vanilla

In large bowl, add all ingredients alternately and mix well. Using a teaspoon, drop dough on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 345 degrees for 10-12 minutes. Let cookies sit for 5-10 minutes - then, ENJOY :)!!

By Brooke327 on Saturday, November 22, 2008 - 06:11 pm:

I have a great easy recipe for yummy cookies.
You need to buy the Funfetti cake mix and on the side of the box is a recipe to make into cookies. They are soooo good, and then you can frost and decorate them. Humm think I will make some tonight my son has friends here they will like that.

By Kernkate on Sunday, November 23, 2008 - 07:33 am:

Thank you so much! We can't wait to start baking :)

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