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Recipe: Wedding Cookies

Recipe: Wedding Cookies


2 c. plain flour
1/2 lb. margarine
1/2 c. firmly packed brown sugar
2 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp. salt
1 c. chopped pecans
1/2 c. confectioners’ sugar

Mix all ingredients except confectioners’ sugar. Roll into small balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for 10-15 minutes. Roll in confectioners’ sugar while hot.

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By: cybermom
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Recipe: Baby Food Soft Doggie Cookies

Recipe for Baby Food Soft Doggie Cookies

3 2-1/2 oz. each jars of baby food: either beef or chicken
1/4 c Dry milk powder
1/4 c Wheat germ

Combine ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Roll into small bails and place on well-greased cookie sheet. Flatten slightly with a fork. Bake in preheated 350 oven for 15 minutes or until brown. Cool on wire racks and STORE IN REFRIGERATOR…also freezes well. Cookies are soft and chewy.

Notes: cream of wheat can be substituted for the wheat germ.

Source: jazzdoll

Recipe: Cookie Press Peppermint Filled Christmas Tree Cookies

Recipe: Cookie Press Peppermint Filled Christmas Tree Cookies

3/4 c Margarine or butter
1/2 c Sugar
1/2 tsp Baking powder
1 Egg yolk
1/2 tsp Vanilla
1/4 ts almond extract
1 3/4 c All-purpose flour
green food coloring

For easy passage through the cookie press, do not chill any Spritz dough. Hold the cookie press upright over the cookie sheet EXCEPT when making bars.

Beat margarine or butter in a large mixing bowl with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add sugar and baking powder and beat till combined. Add egg yolk, vanilla, and almond extract and beat till combined. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer.

Stir in any remaining flour with a wooden spoon. Tint dough with green food coloring.

Force the dough through a cookie press onto an ungreased cool cookie sheet using a tree template. Bake in a 400 oven for 7 to 8 minutes or till done. Remove and cool.
 
For filling: combine 1 cup sifted powdered sugar, 2 tablespoons softened margarine or butter, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, and 2 tablespoons finely crushed peppermint sticks. Stir in enough milk (2 to 3 tablespoons) to make of spreading consistency. Spread 1 teaspoon filling each on the flat side of half of the cookies. Top with the remaining cookies, flat side down. Makes about 36.

Recipe: Candy Bar Cookies On A Stick

Recipe: Candy Bar Cookies On A Stick


1 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup margarine or butter
1/2 cup shortening
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
40 wooden sticks
40 miniature-size (about 1″ square) chocolate-coated, caramel-topped nougat candy bars (with or without peanuts) or 20 fun-size candy bars (about 2×1″ rectangles), halved crosswise
Optional small multicolor decorative candies, chopped nuts, and/or colored sugar
Optional melted chocolate or frosting

Beat peanut butter, margarine or butter, and shortening in a large mixing bowl with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add granulated sugar, brown sugar, and baking soda; beat till combined. Beat in eggs and vanilla till combined. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer on medium speed, scraping sides of bowl occasionally. stir in any remaining flour with a
wooden spoon. Insert a wooden stick into each candy bar piece. Form about 2 tablespoons dough into a ball shape around each candy bar piece, making sure the candy is completely covered.
If desired, roll ball in decorative candies, nuts, or colored sugar, gently pushing candies or nuts into dough. Place cookies 2 1/2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in a 325 degree oven for 15 to 20 minutes or till golden and set. Cool on cookie sheet for 5 minutes. Remove from cookie sheet and cool completely on rack. If desired, drizzle or frost the cookies with melted chocolate or frosting.Makes about 40.

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Recipe: Cookie Press Chocolate Mint Sandwich Cookies

Recipe: Cookie Press Chocolate Mint Sandwich Cookies

3/4 c Margarine or butter
1/2 c Sugar
1/2 tsp Baking powder
1 Egg yolk
1/2 tsp Vanilla
1/4 ts Almond extract
1 3/4 c All-purpose flour
1/4 c. unsweetened cocoa powder

 

For easy passage through the cookie press, do not chill any Spritz dough. Hold the cookie press upright over the cookie sheet EXCEPT when making bars.

Beat margarine or butter in a large mixing bowl with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add sugar and baking powder and beat till combined. Add egg yolk, vanilla, and almond extract and beat till combined. Beat in cocoa powder and as much of the flour as you can with the mixer.

Stir in any remaining flour with a wooden spoon. If desired, tint dough with food coloring.

Force the dough through a cookie press (using a bar template) onto an ungreased cool cookie sheet, making each cookie about 2 inches long. Hold the cookie press at a 45-degree angle. Bake in a 400 oven for 6 minutes. Cool on rack.

For the filling, heat 1 cup semisweet mint-flavored chocolate pieces and 2 teaspoons shortening till chocolate is melted. Spread half the cookies, flat side up, with about 1 teaspoon filling each. Top with the remaining cookies, flat side down. Drizzle the tops of cookies with green Cookie Frosting (below). Makes about 48.

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Source: Christmas Cookies 1993

Dog Treat Recipes: Cheesy Bites

Dog Treat Recipes: Cheesy Bites

1 cup wheat flour
1 cup grated cheddar cheese
1 tablespoon soft butter or margarine
1/2 cup milk

Mix flour and cheese together. Add the softened butter. Slowly add milk till you form a stiff dough. You may not need all of the milk. Knead on floured board for a few minutes. Roll out to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut into shapes and place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 350 degrees oven for 15 minutes. Let cool in oven with the door slightly open till cold and firm. Refrigerate to keep fresh.

About the Author – Lisa M Andrews is an expert on healthy dog treats, gourmet dog treats, and recipes for treats for dogs. For more unique recipes for dog treats , contact Lisa!! She loves spending time with her 3 dogs and assisting dog lovers with finding the right dog treats for their pets’ health needs. She also enjoys talking with dog owners and hearing the stories about their favorite pets.

By Lisa M Andrews
Published: 8/06/2007