Saturday, May 24, 2008

Almond Joy Cookies

If you love almond joys then you will love these. These are my dad's and I's favorite cookies.

1c. butter, softened
1 1/2 c. sugar
1 1/2 c. brown sugar
4 eggs
4 tsp. vanilla
4 1/2 c. flour
2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
5 c. chocolate chips
2 c. flaked coconut
2 c. chopped almonds

combined butter, sugars, eggs, vanilla together. then add the rest of the ingredients. drop in round balls and bake at 375 for 8 to 10 minutes. allow cookies to cool for 5 minutes before eating.

Molassas Cookies

These cookies are the BEST gingersnaps ever! They are really soft and easy to make.

1 1/3 c. vegetable oil
2 eggs
2 c. sugar
8 Tbsp. molassas
4 c. flour
1 tsp. salt
2 tsp. ginger
4 tsp. soda
2 Tbsp. cinnamon

Combine sugar and eggs and beat. Stir in molassas and dry ingredients. Mix well. Roll in balls and then roll in sugar. Bake at 350 for 8 minutes. Make um' big and make a lot cuz' their going to go FAST!!

Friday, May 23, 2008

Neiman-Marcus Cookie

For those of you that have had these at the store you'll know they are rather divine! The original recipe makes 112 cookies, but can easily be halved !

  • 2 cups butter
  • 24 oz chocolate chips
  • 4 cups flour
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 2 tsp soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 8 oz Hershey Bar (grated)
  • 5 cups blended oatmeal
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 3 cups chopped nuts, of your choice

Measure oatmeal and blend in a blender to a fine powder. 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 2 inches apart on a cookie sheet

Bake for 10 minutes @ 375

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Snicker Cookies

1 C margarine (softened)
1 C Creamy Peanut Butter
1 C sugar
1 C brown sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp vanilla
3 C flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda

Cream together margarine, peanut butter, both sugars until well mixed. Mix together dry ingredients and add to other mixture. Mix well. Spoon out enough dough to cover a small peice of snicker candy bar ( I use the bite sized ones). Place on cookie sheet. Bake at 350 for 10 minutes. Drizzle glaze onto cooled cookies.

1 C powdered sugar
2 Tbl. cocoa
1 T. Milk

Sunday, May 18, 2008

Apple Muffins

1 egg 1 c. milk
1/4 c. salad oil 1 c. grated apple
2 c. flour 1/4 c. sugar
3 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. cinnamon

Heat oven to 400 degrees. Grease bottom of muffin tins.
Beat egg, stir in milk, oil and grated apple. Mix in remaining
ingredients just until flour is moistened. Batter should be
lumpy. Fill muffin cups 2/3 full. Sprinkle with nut-crunch
topping. Bake 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately
remove from pan. Makes 12 muffins.

Nut crunch topping

1/3 c. brown sugar 1/3 c. chopped nuts
1/2 tsp. cinnamon

Mix together and sprinkle on top of muffins.