Saturday, July 6, 2013

Hawaiian Cookies

1 cup butter
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
2 eggs
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp banana extract
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1/2 cup dried bananas
1/2 cup dried pineapple
1 cup coconut flakes

Finely chop dried bananas and dried pineapple in a food processor.  Cream together butter and sugars.  Add egg, vanilla and banana extracts.  Add dry ingredients, coconut and chopped, dried fruit.  Bake on ungreased cookie sheet @ 350 degrees for 8 minutes.


Saturday, June 29, 2013

Chocolate Covered Pretzel Cookies

1/2 cup butter
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg
1/4 cup oats
3/4 cup flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp vanilla
1 tsp baking powder
1 cup crushed pretzels
1/4 cup caramel bits
1/4 cup mini chocolate chips

                                                                                                               
Preheat oven to 350F.  Cream brown sugar, sugar and butter together on medium speed.  Mix in egg and vanilla.  Reduce speed to low and gradually mix in dry ingredients.  Drop on an ungreased cookie sheet by spoonful.  Bake for 8 minutes.

 

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Nutella Chocolate Chip Cookies

1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup + 2 Tblsp brown sugar
2 eggs
1/4 cup Nutella
2 cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla
1 pkg mini chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350F.  Cream brown sugar, sugar, nutella and butter together on medium speed.  Mix in eggs and vanilla.  Reduce speed to low and gradually mix in dry ingredients.  Drop on an ungreased cookie sheet by spoonful.  Bake for 8 minutes.

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Cinnamon Roll Cookies

This cookie is a two-parter. . .

I will post both recipes with photos of how to roll them.

Vanilla Dough:

1 cup butter
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1 egg
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
1 1/2 tsp butter flavoring
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
2 1/2 cups flour

Cream together butter and sugar.  Add egg.  Add dry ingredients and mix well.  Roll out onto floured board to 1/4" thickness.

Cinnamon Dough:

3/4 cup butter
1 1/2 cups brown sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp vanilla
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
3 cups flour
1 Tblsp cinnamon

Cream together butter and brown sugar.  Add egg.  Add dry ingredients and mix well.  Roll out onto floured board to 1/4" thickness.

lay rolled out cinnamon dough onto rolled out vanilla dough.  Cut edges so they are the same size.

Gently roll the dough into a tube, like you would roll fresh cinnamon rolls.


 

 
Cut with sharp knife into 1/4" slices.
 
Place on parchment paper lined baking sheet.
 
 
Bake @ 350 for 8 minutes.
 
 
Cool and serve!
 
 
 

Sunday, May 26, 2013

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

3/4 cup butter
1 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 Tblps molasses
2 cups flour
1 1/2 cup oats
1 cup raisins

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Cream butter, sugar, brown sugar together.  Add egg, vanilla, and molasses.  Slowly add dry ingredients.  Add raisins last.  Drop by spoonfuls onto greased cookie sheet.  Bake @ 350 for 8 minutes.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013