Category Archives: Cookies

Pumpkin Raisin Cookies

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Hearty pumpkin and raisin cookies with oats and coconut Yield:  8 dozen cookies Ingredients:  1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) butter2 cups brown sugar1 teaspoon vanilla2 cups pumpkin puree2 eggs4 cups flour (I use 2 cups all-purpose and 2 cups whole wheat)2 cups quick oats2 teaspoons cinnamon2 teaspoons baking soda1 teaspoon salt2 cups raisins3/4… Read more »

Classic Almond Chocolate Biscotti

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A gourmet homemade Italian almond chocolate biscotti: dark, crunchy, and slightly sweet Yield:  24 small slices Ingredients:  1 1/2 cups flour1/2 teaspoon baking soda1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder1/2 cup baking cocoa2/3 cup sugar3 Tablespoons butter, softened2 eggs1/2 teaspoon almond extract1/2 cup almonds, coarsely chopped Optional: Melted chocolate chips, for dipping Instructions:  1…. Read more »

Double Chocolate Cookies

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Moist and chewy, these rich chocolate cookies are bursting with cocoa and chocolate chips! Yield:  4 dozen cookies Ingredients:  2 cups sugar1 1/4 cups margarine or butter2 eggs3/4 cup cocoa2 cups flour2 tsp vanilla1/2 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon baking soda1 cup chocolate chips Instructions:  1. Cream together first three ingredients. Add… Read more »

Ginger Snap Cookies

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Spice and molasses combine to give these gingersnap cookies a wonderful aroma and taste! Yield:  2 1/2 dozen Ingredients:  1/2 cup melted butter1 cup sugar1 egg1/2 cup molasses2 cups flour1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon ginger1 teaspoon cinnamon1/2 teaspoon saltSugar, for rolling Instructions:  1. Beat butter and sugar together; add egg…. Read more »

Whole Wheat Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Hearty homemade cookies made with whole wheat flour, peanut butter, oatmeal, and chocolate chips for an all-around great cookie treat! Yield:  3-4 dozen cookies Ingredients:  1 cup shortening or softened butter1/3 cup peanut butter3/4 cup brown sugar3/4 cup granulated sugar2 eggs1 teaspoon vanilla1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour1 teaspoon baking… Read more »

Cranberry Roll-Up Freezer Cookies

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Vanilla shortbread cookie dough, rolled and filled with homemade cranberry sauce; frozen and then sliced and baked Yield:  About 3 dozen small cookies Ingredients:  Cookie Dough Ingredients: 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened3/4 cup sugar1 egg1 teaspoon vanilla2 cups flour1/4 teaspoon salt1 1/2 teaspoons cardamom, optional Cranberry Filling Ingredients: 2… Read more »

Whole Wheat Cinnamon Graham Squares

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A soft cookie squares made with whole wheat, rolled oats, cinnamon, and honey Yield:  48 squares Ingredients:  6 cups whole wheat flour1 1/2 cups rolled oats1 cup (packed) brown sugar2 teaspoons salt2 teaspoons baking soda3 tablespoons ground cinnamon3/4 cup honey1 1/2 cups oil1 cup cold water Instructions:  1. In a… Read more »

Cranberry Almond Scones

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Tender and flaky scones with cranberries and almonds, topped with a sweet crusty glaze Yield:  8 scones Ingredients:  2 1/8 cups all-purpose flour*1/4 cup granulated sugar1/8 teaspoon salt1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder1/2 cup (1 stick) cold butter, sliced3/4 cup dried sweetened cranberries (“Craisins” or other brand)1/4 cup sliced or chopped… Read more »

Lemon Scones with Sour Lemon Glaze

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Flaky lemon scones, drizzled with a tangy lemon icing Yield:  8 scones Ingredients:  2 cups all-purpose flour1/4 cup sugar1/8 teaspoon salt1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder1/2 cup (1 stick) cold butter, cut1 1/2 teaspoons lemon zest*2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice1/2 cup heavy whipping cream1 egg Icing Ingredients: 3/4 cup confectioner’s… Read more »