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Recipe: Cookie Press Lemon Drop Cookies

Recipe: Cookie Press Lemon Drop 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 lemon extract
1 3/4 c All-purpose flour
yellow 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 lemon 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. If desired, tint dough with yellow food coloring.

Force the dough through a cookie press onto an ungreased cool cookie sheet using a swirl star template. Bake in a 400 oven for 7 to 8 minutes or till done. Remove and cool.
 

* For glaze, stir together 1 cup sifted powdered sugar, 10 drops lemon extract, and enough milk to make of drizzling consistency; set aside. Dip half of each cookie in the lemon glaze and sprinkle with poppy seed. Makes about 75.

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Source: Christmas Cookies 1993

Dog Treat Recipes: Bait Snacks

Dog Treat Recipes: Bait Snacks

½ cup warm water
1/2 cup powdered dry milk
1 pound liver, chopped
½ cup wheat germ
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 cup corn meal
1 cup whole wheat flour
Liquefy liver and water in food processor. Pour into a mixing bowl and add all the other ingredients. Mix well and pour onto greased cookie sheet. Spread evenly. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Cut quickly into squares while hot (or use cookie cutter) . Store in freezer. Variation: You can substitute ½ cup peanut butter instead of the liver and garlic.

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

Dog Treat Recipes: Cheese Multi-Grain Dog Biscuits

Dog Treat Recipes: Cheese Multi-Grain Dog Biscuits

1 cup uncooked Oatmeal
1/4 cup butter or bacon drippings
1 egg, beaten
1 1/2 cups hot water
1 cup cornmeal
1/2 cup powdered Milk
1 cup wheat germ
4 oz (1 cup) grated cheese
3 cups whole wheat flour
In large bowl pour hot water over oatmeal and butter/bacon drippings; let stand for 5 minutes. Stir in powdered milk, grated cheese, egg. Add cornmeal and wheat germ. Mix well. Add flour, 1/3 cup at a time, mixing well after each addition. Knead 3-4 minutes, adding more flour if necessary to make a very stiff dough. Pat or roll dough to 1/2″ thickness. Cut into shapes and place on a greased baking sheet. Bake for 1 hour at 300F. Turn off heat and dry in oven for 1 1/2 hours or longer. Makes approximately 2 1/4 pounds.

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

Recipe: Cookie Press Spritz Cookies

Recipe: Cookie Press Spritz 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

Basic Recipe:
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. If desired, tint dough with food coloring.

Force the dough through a cookie press onto an ungreased cool cookie sheet. Bake in a 400 oven for 7 to 8 minutes or till done. Remove and cool. Makes about 30.

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Source: Christmas Cookies 1993

Recipe: Cookie Mix In A Jar

Recipe: Cookie Mix In A Jar


1 cup Light brown sugar
1/2 cup Granulated sugar
1 1/2 cup M-n-m’s or chocolate chips
2 cup All purpose flour
1 tsp Salt
1 tsp Baking soda

Mix salt and baking soda with flour. Then layer ingredients in jar as desired. Cover lid with a fabric circle and tie with a ribbon.

To the ribbon attach a card with these directions:

To make cookies you will need:

Cookie mix in a jar
1 c. butter
1 egg
1 t. vanilla

Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Sift jar ingredients through a colander to separate out chocolate pieces from dry ingredients. Beat butter in a medium bowl until fluffy. Beat sifted dry ingredients into butter until blended.

In a small bowl, beat egg and vanilla. Mix beaten egg mixture into butter mixture until blended. Stir in chocolate pieces. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheet. Bake 8 minutes or until lightly browned. Makes 55 cookies.

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By: susanna
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Recipe: White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookie Mix In A Jar

Recipe: White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookie Mix In A Jar


1 1/4 cups sugar
1/2 cup chopped macadamia nuts — part can be almonds
3 1.4 ounce Nestles White Crunch candy bars — coarsely chopped
2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder

Mix flour, baking soda, and baking powder together.

Layer ingredients in order given in a 1 quart “wide mouth” canning jar. Press each layer firmly in place (press the crunch bar pieces in VERY hard) before adding each ingredient.

Write the following directions on a card:

Empty cookie mix into a large mixing bowl. Use your hands to thoroughly blend mix. Add: 1 stick butter or margarine, not diet, very soft.
1 egg, slightly beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla (opt)

Mix until completely blended. You will need to finish mixing with your hands. It will take a while to mix into a smooth dough. Shape into walnut sized balls. Place 2″ apart on sprayed baking sheets. Bake at 375 degrees for 12-14 minutes until tops are very lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes. Remove to racks to finish cooling.

Makes 2 1/2 dozen cookies.

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By: gayle
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