Category Archives for Cookies, Candy and Bars

No Bake Cookies

This recipe was always a hit during my childhood. When mom would make these cookies, we knew we were in for a treat! 2 cups sugar 4 Tbsp. Cocoa 1 stick of butter 1/2 cup milk Mix together milk, sugar,and cocoa in a sauce pan until blended. Add stick of butter and stir over medium […]

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Roasted Coconut Pecan Cookies

2 stick butter 2 cups sugar 2 eggs 2cups self-rising flour 1 cup roasted coconut 1 cup roasted pecans 1 tablespoons flavoring suggestions: rum, vanilla,coconut chop pecans then place on baking pan with coconut, place in 350 degree oven for about 10 minutes. mix butter, sugar eggs and flavoring, then slowly mix in flour and […]

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Easy Peanut Butter Cookies

Here’s a very simple peanut butter cookie recipe. Fun to make with the kids around the holidays. 1 cup peanut butter 1/2 cup sugar 1 egg Mix ingredients together. roll into 24 balls and place on ungreased cookie sheets. press down with a fork. Bake at 325 degrees for 15 minutes. cool on wire rack. […]

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No bake fancy-looking “marble” cookies

Ingredients: Approx. 25 plain vanilla cookies, broken in tiny pieces (vanilla wafers, animal crackers, etc.) 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup cocoa powder 1 cup confectioner’s sugar 1 egg 1 tsp. vanilla Mix all ingredients, except cookies, in a saucepan over low heat, stirring continuously. When begins to boil, stir until mixed. Remove from heat. Add […]

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Congo Squares

Family recipe back in 50’s. 2 3/4 c flour, sifted 2 1/2 tsp baking powder 2/3 c shortening 3 eggs 1 c. nut meats 1/2 tsp. salt 2 1/4 c brown sugar 1 pkg. Nestle’s semi-sweet chocolate morsels Mix and sift flour, baking powder and salt. Melt shortening and add brown sugar. Stir until well […]

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COCONUT BALLS

2# Powered Sugar pinch of salt 14 oz. can sweetened condensed milk 1/2 cup butter 8-12 oz. flaked coconut 12 oz. chocolate chips 2 Tbsp. paraffin wax 1/2 cup chopped pecans (if desired) Melt butter and add milk. Stir in sugar and salt. Add coconut and pecans; chill, then roll into balls. Insert toothpick into […]

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No Bake Oatmeal Cookies

This is a favorite in our house and has been since I was a little girl. Everyone usually has all the ingredients and if not doesn’t cost a ton to buy them. 1 stick butter 1/4 cup cocoa 1/2 cup milk 2 cup sugar 1 tablespoon vanilla 1/2 cup peanut butter 3 cups quick cook […]

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Cream Cheese Fudge

8 ounces Neufchatel or cream cheese 1 tablespoon vegetable oil or melted margarine 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa 4 cups powdered sugar OPTIONAL:  1 cup mini marshmallows or 1/2 cup chopped peanuts or walnuts or 1/2 cup dried fruit like cranberries or raisins or a combination to suit your tastes Soften the cream […]

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Coconut Macaroons

14 oz package of sweetened coconut 1 can sweetened condensed milk (homemade is fine) 1 teaspoon vanilla In a large bowl combine the coconut, condensed milk and vanilla. Stir well. Drop by small spoonfuls onto a very well greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350F for 10 minutes. Remove from the pan while still warm. Makes […]

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Fred’s Oatmeal Cookies

1 cup margarine (2 sticks) 1 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup white sugar 2 medium eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 3 cups rolled oats 1 cup raisins (optional) Soften the margarine in the microwave, or by leaving it […]

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Chocolate Chip Cookies

1 cup softened margarine (2 sticks) 2/3 cup brown sugar 2/3 cup white sugar 2 medium eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 2-1/4 cups flour 1 cup chocolate chips (about 1/2 of a 12 ounce bag) First get out your favorite big mixing bowl. Put the soft margarine in it, […]

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Quick Sugar Cookies

  1/2 cup soft margarine or shortening 1 cup white sugar 1 medium egg 1 tablespoon milk 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 teaspoon almond flavoring (optional) 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1-1/2 cups flour In a medium sized bowl cream together the margarine or shortening and sugar. Beat it until it is smooth and […]

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Cinnamon Raisin Bars

1 cup boiling hot water 1 cup raisins 1/2 cup oil or shortening 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1 medium egg 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 cups flour Place the raisins in a large bowl while you heat up the water. When the water boils, pour it over […]

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