Category Archives for Cookies, Candy and Bars

Lemon Bars

1 cup margarine (2 sticks) 2 cups flour 1/2 cup sugar 4 medium eggs 2 cups sugar 1/4 cup flour 1/2 cup lemon juice powdered sugar Soften up the margarine by leaving it on the counter for an hour or so, or do it in the microwave. Add the flour and 1/2 cup of sugar. […]

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Blondies

1 cup margarine, softened (2 sticks) 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup white sugar 4 medium eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla 3 cups flour (sifted or fluffed before measuring) 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup peanuts, optional In a large bowl combine the margarine, brown sugar and white sugar. Beat the mixture until […]

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Fudge Brownies

We love these simple brownies around here. They are quick to make and gone just as quickly. Great lunch box food and an easy weeknight dessert. They are also a big hit at bake sales. First off, don’t be tempted to put baking powder or baking soda into this recipe, thinking I have forgotten to […]

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Cake-Like Brownies

1/2 cup margarine (1 stick) 2 medium eggs 2 tablespoons tap water 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup flour 1 teaspoon baking powder First melt the margarine. I do this in a glass mixing bowl in the microwave, but you could do in a small pan […]

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Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

1 cup soft margarine (2 sticks) 2 cups sugar 2 medium eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 2/3 cups unsweetened cocoa 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups oatmeal 1-1/2 cups flour 2 to 3 tablespoons water Get out your favorite big bowl. In it combine the margarine, and sugar. Mix and mix until the […]

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Fudge Brownie Cookies

  1 cup soft margarine (2 sticks) 2 cups sugar 2 medium eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons water, if necessary Get down your best big mixing bowl. In it combine the margarine and sugar. Mix until the mixture is creamy. […]

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Old Fashioned Fudge

1-1/3 cups milk or evaporated milk 4 cups sugar 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons corn syrup 1/4 cup margarine 2 teaspoons vanilla Get out a large sauce pan, 3 or 4-quart sized. In it combine the milk and sugar. Start heating the mixture over medium heat. Stir in the cocoa, salt […]

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Grandma Puckett’s Fudge

4 cups sugar 1 large can evaporated milk (12 ounces) 24 oz semi-sweet chocolate chips(4 cups) 1 cup real butter (2 sticks, cut up) 1 big spoonful peanut butter 1 tablespoon vanilla 1-1/2 to 2 cups black walnuts This is the absolute best tasting fudge in the entire world. You must use real butter to […]

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Short Bread Cookies

2-1/2 cups whole wheat or white flour or half each 1 cup margarine (2 sticks) 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla (optional) Soften up the margarine first. Add the sugar, salt and vanilla. Mix it until it is soft and creamy. Add the flour. Stir it up until it is thick like […]

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Whole Wheat Snickerdoodles

1/2 cup margarine (1 stick) 3/4 cup brown sugar 1 large egg 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1-1/2 cups whole wheat flour 2 tablespoons white sugar mixed with 1-1/2 teaspoons cinnamon In a large bowl mash together the margarine and sugar. Add the egg and vanilla and beat until […]

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Peanut Butter Granola Bars

3 cups of homemade granola 3 tablespoons margarine 1/2 cup peanut butter 2 medium eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla Optional:  1/2 cup raisins, or peanuts, or chocolate chips, or coconut, or sunflower seeds, or chopped apricots, or dates, or whatever strikes your fancy You may use any recipe for granola that you like. If it already […]

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Preacher Cookies

  2 cups sugar 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup margarine (1 stick) or 1/2 cup solid vegetable shortening Dash salt 1/4 cup peanut butter 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups rolled oats First take out a nice 2-quart saucepan. In it combine the sugar, cocoa, milk and margarine. Cook and stir the […]

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