Ladyfingers

Ladyfingers Recipe By:Roxanne “To make Chocolate Lady Fingers, substitute 3/4 cup all-purpose flour plus 2 tablespoons cocoa powder for the all-purpose flour.” Ingredients 4 eggs, separated 2/3 cup white sugar 7/8 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C). Line two 17 x 12 inch baking sheets with baking parchment. Fit large pastry bag with a plain 1/2 inch round tube. Place egg whites in bowl and beat on high until soft peaks start to form. Slowly add 2 tablespoons of the sugar and continue beating until stiff and glossy. In … Continue reading Ladyfingers

Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti

Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti Prep 25 m Cook 45 m Ready In 1 h 20 m Recipe By:Gerry Meyer “The red and green make a great Christmas cookie. Have used other nuts instead of pistachios with success. If your pistachios are salted, omit the 1/4 teaspoon salt from the recipe.” Ingredients 1/4 cup light olive oil 3/4 cup white sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 2 eggs 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1 1/2 cups pistachio nuts Directions Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees … Continue reading Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti

Oatmeal, Chocolate, and Walnut Cookies

Photo by: Photo: Oxmoor House Oatmeal, Chocolate, and Walnut Cookies Chewy oatmeal and crunchy walnuts can completely transform the typical lunch box chocolate chip cookie, adding new flavors and texture while subtly increasing the cookie’s nutritional value. Yield: Serves 39 (serving size: 1 cookie) Print Ingredients 2.3 ounces brown rice flour (about 1/2 cup) 1.3 ounces white rice flour (about 1/4 cup) 1.3 ounces potato starch (about 1/4 cup) 1.15 ounces cornstarch (about 1/4 cup) 1 cup certified gluten-free quick-cooking oats 1 teaspoon xanthan gum 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup granulated sugar … Continue reading Oatmeal, Chocolate, and Walnut Cookies

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cookies Prep 15 m Cook 10 m Ready In 1 h 10 m Recipe By:Joanna Knudsen “These are THE BEST cookies I have ever eaten. They are a definite hit. If you like peanut butter and chocolate – these cookies are for you!” Ingredients 1 cup butter, softened 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter 3/4 cup white sugar 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour 1/3 cup cocoa powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips 1 cup peanut butter chips 10 chocolate covered peanut butter … Continue reading Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Amariette Cookies

Amariette Cookies Recipe By:Connie Alexander “This is a cookie the Italian’s make on festive occasions like weddings, or Christmas. For a festive touch, decorate the top of each cookie with a piece of candied cherry instead of the almond.” Ingredients 7 egg whites 2 1/2 cups white sugar 2 pounds ground almonds 2 tablespoons almond extract 1 cup chopped almonds 1/3 cup granulated sugar for decoration Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Beat egg whites and sugar until fluffy. Add the ground almond and almond extract, mixing well. Shape dough into walnut sized balls, roll in … Continue reading Amariette Cookies

Big Soft Ginger Cookies

Big Soft Ginger Cookies Prep 15 m Cook 10 m Ready In 50 m Recipe By:AMY1028 “These are just what they say: big, soft, gingerbread cookies. They stay soft, too. My oldest son’s favorite.” Ingredients 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons ground ginger 1 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 1/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup margarine, softened 1 cup white sugar 1 egg 1 tablespoon water 1/4 cup molasses 2 tablespoons white sugar Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Sift together the flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, and salt. … Continue reading Big Soft Ginger Cookies

Cookie in a Jar

Cookie in a Jar Prep 20 m Ready In 20 m Recipe By:LINDA VAN HOUTEN “This cookie in a jar mix has a little bit of everything in it. A great gift idea!” Ingredients 1/2 cup white chocolate chips 1/2 cup crispy rice cereal 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips 1/2 cup rolled oats 1/2 cup white sugar Directions In a 1 quart jar, layer the ingredients in the order listed. Pack down firmly after each addition. Attach a tag with the following … Continue reading Cookie in a Jar

Beth’s Spicy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Beth’s Spicy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies Prep 15 m Cook 12 m Ready In 50 m Recipe By:Beth Sigworth “With a little experimenting, I came up with these chewy, spicy, oatmeal raisin cookies. They make your kitchen smell wonderful while they are baking. They almost remind me of Christmas because the spices smell so good.” Ingredients 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup butter flavored shortening 1 cup packed light brown sugar 1/2 cup white sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 1/2 teaspoon salt … Continue reading Beth’s Spicy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Tahini Cookies

Tahini Cookies Prep 15 m Cook 10 m Ready In 25 m Recipe By:Vanessa “This cookie recipe uses tahini (sesame seed butter purchased at a health food store or home made), also uses oatmeal, no flour, no sugar, no eggs and no dairy products. As variation, add chopped apples, raisins or dates.” Ingredients 6 tablespoons tahini 1/2 cup honey 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 1/2 cups quick cooking oats 1/2 cup chopped walnuts Directions Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets. In a medium bowl, stir together the tahini, honey and cinnamon. Mix in … Continue reading Tahini Cookies