Saturday, February 23, 2013

Brown Sugar Cookies

3/4 cup butter
1 1/4 cups brown sugar
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 cups flour
2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground ginger

Cream together softened butter and brown sugar.  Add egg and vanilla.  Gradually add dry ingredients mix completely.  Drop by spoonfuls onto greased cookie sheet.  Bake @ 350 degrees for 8 minutes.  Makes approximately 3 dozen cookies.

Saturday, February 16, 2013

Strawberry Chocolate Chip Cookies

1 (18 1/4 ounce) package strawberry cake mix
1/3 cup vegetable oil
2 eggs
1/4 cup water
1 cup mini semisweet chocolate chips

Combine the cake mix, vegetable oil, eggs, and water in a large mixing bowl.  Mix well.  Fold in the chocolate chips.  Drop by spoonful onto a greased cookie sheet.  Bake at 350 for 10 minutes.

Saturday, February 9, 2013

Coconut Macaroons (Gluten Free!!!)

4 cups sweetened flaked coconut
3/4 cup sugar
4 egg whites
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/8 tsp almond extract

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.  Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.  In large bowl, stir all ingredients together until well combined.  Drop from cookie scoop, or rounded teaspoon 1 inch apart onto prepared cookie sheet.  Bake until set and lightly golden for 25 minutes.  Cool cookies for 1 minute and transfer to cookie rack to cool completely.


Saturday, February 2, 2013

Pantry Surpise Cookies

½ cup butter                                     ¾ cups flour
¼ cup brown sugar                          ½ tsp baking soda
½ cup sugar                                       1 tsp salt
1 egg                                                   ½ tsp vanilla      
¼ cup oats                                         1 tsp baking powder
1 cup crushed pretzels                   1 cup crushed corn chips
¼ cup white chocolate chips         ¼ cup peanut butter chips
¼ cup 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.