Category Archives for Cookies, Candy and Bars

Orange Cookies

Orange Cookie’s Bake 375* for 12 to 15 Minutes Ingredients: 2-1/2 Cups sifted all purpose flour 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup solid vegetable shortening 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 tablespoon grated orange rind 1/2 cup orange juice 1/2 cup chopped pecans Preheat oven and grease cookie sheets. Sift flour, baking […]

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White Christmas Cookies

White Christmas is a traditional cookie made in Australia for Christmas time. As an educational treat for my homeschooled children, each year we pick a place on the globe to learn about the traditions and culture behind how that location celebrates the Christmas season. This year was Australia and this was a recipe given to […]

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Pecan Surprise Bars

Crust: 1 pkg. yellow cake mix 1/2 C. melted butter 1 egg Reserve 2/3 C. cake mix. Combine remaining cake mix, butter, and egg until crumbly. Press evenly on bottom of greased 13 x 9 inch pan. Bake 15-20 min. at 350. While baking, make… Filling: 2/3 C. reserved cake mix 1 1/2 C. dark […]

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Orange Slice Cookies

1 box yellow cake mix 3 eggs 6 tbs. veg. or canola oil 1 c. pecans or walnuts/ chopped 1-14 oz bag of chopped orange slices Mix cake mix, eggs and oil. Add orange slices and nuts. Drop by teaspoons on greased baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes. Cool. Disclosure: Some of […]

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Lemon Squares

2 C all-purpose flour 1 C margarine 1/2 C powdered sugar 4 eggs 2 C granulated sugar 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 4 T lemon juice (1/4 C.) Blend flour, margarine, and powdered sugar thoroughly. Press evenly into an ungreased 13×9 pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 min. Beat rest of ingredients […]

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Tiger Butter

Ingredients: 1 pound white chocolate 1 pound semisweet chocolate, melted 1 1/3 cups crunchy peanut butter Instructions: 1. Line a 10×15 inch pan with parchment. Set aside. 2. In the top of a double boiler set over simmering (not boiling) water, heat white chocolate and peanut butter. Stir constantly until white chocolate and peanut butter […]

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Easiest Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe

1 egg 1 cup peanut butter,smooth or crunchy 1 cup sugar Extra sugar for topping Mix the 3 ingredients together till mixed. Scoop and press with a glass/fork. Top with sugar. Bake 350 about 10 mins. Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn […]

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Cathedral Windows

2 T. oleo (margarine) One – 6 oz pkg chocolate chips 1 egg, beaten 3 C. miniature colored marshmallows 1/2 C. chopped nuts Flaked coconut, quite a lot Melt oleo & chips, add beaten egg & continue to cook over low heat till smooth (1 minute), stirring constantly, cool. Add marshmallows & nuts. stir until […]

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Sugar Cakes

1 c. buttermilk* 1 t. baking soda 5 c. flour 3 t. baking powder 1 c. shortening 2 c. sugar 4 eggs 1 t. vanilla Add baking soda to buttermilk. Sift flour and baking powder. Cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs and mix well. Add buttermilk and vanilla and mix well. Add flour and baking […]

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Andes Mint Pillow Cookies

Ingredients: 1 cup unsalted butter – softened 1 cup sugar 1 large egg 1 tsp vanilla 3 cup all-purpose flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 49 Andes Créme de Menthe Thins (Can also be made with Andes Cherry Jubilee or Andes Toffee Crunch Thins) Directions: Preheat oven to 400° F. In a large […]

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Incredible Date Cookies

3 cups plain flour 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 tsp ground cardamon 8 oz. unsalted butter (1 cup) 3 tsp orange flower water 1/4 cup milk 8 oz pitted dates 2 Tbsp butter 1 egg slightly beaten with 1 tsp of water Sift flour, sugar and cardamon into a large mixing bowl. Cut butter into pieces […]

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Cranberry Bars

I don’t remember from where I got this recipe; but I always make it during Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. Cranberry Bars Filling: 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup water 2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries 1/4 cup orange juice 1 tablespoon grated orange peel 1 tablespoon butter 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup […]

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Lemon Meltaways

A picture perfect Christmas cookie from the Oregonian in 2005. They really do melt in your mouth. Yield is about 3 dozen. 3/4 c butter (1-1/2 cubes) 1/3 c powdered sugar 1/2 c cornstarch 1 1/4 c all purpose flour 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest 1 Tablespoon lemon juice ICING 1/4 c butter (1/2 cube) […]

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Coconut-Cranberry Chews

Guaranteed to add at least 1 inch to your waist and probably 2 inches to your hips…but a wonderful chewy,rich Christmas cookie from the Oregonian in 2004 1-1/2 c butter (3 sticks)(no margerine) 2 c granulated sugar 1 Tablespoon grated orange zest 2 teaspoons vanilla 1 egg 3-1/4 c all purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking […]

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