photo credit: SkyWhisperer via photopin cc There are few things quite as delicious as a chocolate sandwich cookie, and no name is more synonymous with this cookie style than Oreo. With an ingredient list that includes things like high fructose corn syrup and artificial flavors, though, you’re probably better off leaving these on the shelf. Instead, make your own. It’s easier than you think. Directions: In a bowl, you’ll want to whisk a cup of melted butter and ¾ of a cup of sugar together until they’re combined well. Whisk in a teaspoon of vanilla and 1 cup of melted
There is no excuse for baking the same cookie all the time! Not when there are so many great cookie recipe resources out there on the web. You will not have to repeat a recipe for years with all the delicious ideas available. On the internet, you will find some of the very best gourmet cookie recipes to tempt your taste buds. Here’s a sample. Almond Biscotti Ingredients: 1/4 cup finely chopped almonds 1/2 cup sugar 2 tablespoons butter 4 egg whites, lightly beaten 2 teaspoons almond extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt Directions:
Here's another great recipe to whip up this Valentine's Day! Heart cut-outs show the raspberry filling for a fun and sweet Valentine's Day cookies! I like raspberry best for my filling, but you can try other preserves like strawberry, cherry, etc. INGREDIENTS: * 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour * 3/4 cup sugar * 1 tsp baking powder * 1 tsp vanilla extract * 1/2 tsp salt * 3/4 cup butter softened * 1 cup seedless raspberry preserves * 1/3 cup powdered sugar *3 or 4 inch heart-shaped cookie cutter & 1 1/2-inch heart-shaped cookie cutter DIRECTIONS: 1. In a large
Ingredients: 1 – 12 oz. bag milk chocolate chips 2 – 1 oz. squares unsweetened chocolate 1 cup chopped pecans 5 cups corn flakes 1 cup chopped and pitted dates 1/4 tsp. salt Directions: Melt chocolates together in the microwave (be sure to use a glass microwavable bowl). Remove from microwave and add the rest of the ingredients. Mix well. Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto wax paper. Place in refrigerator chilling until firm. Store cookie delights in an airtight container.
1 can sweetened condensed milk 1 cup dates, pitted and diced 1/2 cup crushed walnuts Bag of Ritz or Hi Ho Crackers Frosting 3 oz. cream cheese, softened 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar 1 tsp. vanilla In a heavy saucepan, melt the condensed milk and dates together over medium heat stirring constantly until a thick paste forms. Mix in the gourmet nuts.Spread the mixture on open-faced crackers. Place on a cookie sheet and bake at 350° for 8 minutes.Remove from oven and cool. For the frosting, beat the 3 ingredients together with an electric mixture on medium speed until smooth. Frost each