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

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Peanut Butter Cookies

1/2 cup butter
1 1/2 cups peanut butter
1 cup sugar
2/3 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
2 1/2 cups flour
1 1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt

Preheat oven to 350F.  Cream sugar, brown sugar, shortening, peanut butter and butter together on medium speed. Mix in eggs. Reduce speed to low and gradually mix in flour mixture.
Shape the dough into 1” balls (about 6 dozen). Press gently with fork.  Bake on an ungreased cookie sheet for 8 minutes.


 

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Snickerdoodles

1 cup butter
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp cream of tartar
cinnamon/sugar mixture
 
Preheat oven to 350F. Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt.  Beat sugar, cream of tartar and butter together on medium speed until pale and fluffy. Mix in eggs. Reduce speed to low and gradually mix in flour mixture.
Shape the dough into 1” balls (about 4 dozen). Roll in cinnamon/sugar mixture.  Bake on greased cookie sheet for 8 minutes.


 

Friday, May 3, 2013

Oatmeal Scotchies

1 cup butter
1 1/2 cups brown sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
2 cups flour
1 1/2 cup oats
1 pkg butterscotch chips

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