Cookies & Bars

Apple Cinnamon Energy Bars

April 17, 2017 Breakfast & Brunch

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Quick, delicious and filling, these energy bars will keep you fueled until mealtime. 1/2 cup dates 1 cup quick oats, old fashioned rolled oats are also fine 1 apple, cored 1/2 cup pecans 1 Tbsp flax meal 1 Tbsp pure maple syrup 1 tsp cinnamon Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 9 […]

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Peppermint Pinwheels

December 16, 2016 Christmas

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These festive holiday cookies are made even more tasty with the addition of peppermint. Perfect for giving to Santa, or just eating yourself! 1 large egg 1 teaspoon peppermint extract 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt Red food coloring paste or gel Beat butter […]

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Basic Vanilla Cookie Dough

July 19, 2015 Cookies & Bars

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  If you are looking for a delicious, basic, all-around recipe, this one does the trick. Use as is, or tweak the recipe by adding ginger, cinnamon or cocoa powder, this is ideal for everything from thumbprint cookies to cutouts. 3 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 tsp baking powder (omit if making thumbprints, ball cookies, or […]

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Coconut Diagonals

December 4, 2014 Cookies & Bars

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Coconut Diagonals are a favorite holiday cookie that are so easy to make and have lots of delicious coconut flavor. In fact, they’re delicious to enjoy all year ’round – so go ahead and bake up a batch! 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup toasted coconut 1/2 […]

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Pecan Bars

December 1, 2013 Cookies & Bars

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Mom’s Pecan Bar recipe is definitely a family favorite. It is made even more delicious because we use pecans picked from our Oklahoma family’s back yard. While we await a package delivery of this year’s ‘crop’ we dug deep inside our freezer and found one last batch of pecans the kids helped pick during our […]

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Basic Vanilla Cookie Dough

July 30, 2013 Cookies & Bars

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This versatile recipe is the perfect base for so many cookies from cutouts to balls and even spritz. With a bit of substitutions, you can also create chocolate, spice and even citrus varieties. 3 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 tsp baking powder (omit if making thumbprints, ball cookies, or spritze cookies) 1/2 tsp salt 2 sticks […]

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Walnut Cookies

July 30, 2013 Cookies & Bars

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An old recipe from my great-grandmother, but definitely one that stands the test of time. These delicious cookies are extremely delicious and  versatile. Eat them plain, top them with glaze, or create sandwich cookies using a dollop of homemade strawberry jam. 1/2 lb butter 1/2 lb flour (a little less than 2 cups) 1/2 lb. ground […]

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Butter Fudge Brownies

June 11, 2013 Cookies & Bars

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We just can’t get enough of these creamy, sweet brownies. The recipe was one of the my favorites that my Aunt made when we were kids. I love when they are kept in the refrigerator and cooled before eating. 2 squares unsweetened chocolate ½ cup butter 1 cup sugar 2 eggs ¾ cup flour ½ […]

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Cream-Filled Chocolate Sandwiches (Oreos)

April 4, 2013 Cookies & Bars

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Grab a glass of milk and sit down with a friend and enjoy this classic American favorite. This recipe lets you make it yourself, and know from what ingredients these delicious cookies are made. Makes about 30.  1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour ¾ cup Dutch-process cocoa powder 1 tsp. baking soda ¼ tsp. baking powder […]

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DIY Granola Bars

March 28, 2013 Cookies & Bars

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Forget spending the money on granola bars filled with ingredients you can’t pronounce. These delicious granola bars take little time to make, and are the perfect  for enjoying as an afternoon snack, a before practice pick-me-up, or even as an early morning breakfast on the go. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F 2 cups oats […]

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