Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Recipes - Part 1

As promised, here are the recipes for everything I have made so far.

Peanut Butter Cookies:

3/4 cup peanut butter

1/2 cup shortening

1 1/4 cups light brown sugar
3 tbs milk
1 tbs vanilla
1 egg
1 3/4 all purpose flour
3/4 tsp salt
3/4 tsp baking soda

Pre heat oven to 375. Place sheets of foil on counter top for cooling.

Combine peanut butter, shortening, brown sugar, milk and vanilla in a large bowl. Beat at medium speed until well blended.Add egg. Beat until just blended.

Combine flour, salt, and baking soda. Add to creamed mixture at low speed. Mix just until blended. Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheet. Flatten slightly in crisscross pattern with a fork.

Bake at 375 for 7 to 8 minutes, or until set, or just beginning to brown. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet. Remove cookies to foil to cool completely.

Vanishing Oatmeal Raisin Cookies:

2 sticks margarine or butter softened

1 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup granulated sugar

2 eggs

1 tsp vanilla

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1 tsp baking soda

1 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp salt (optional)

3 cups Quaker Oats ( quick, or old fashioned, uncooked)

1 cup raisins

Heat oven to 350.

Beat together margarine and sugars until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well.

Add combined flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; mix well.

Stir in oats and raisins; mix well.

Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet.

Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.

Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet; remove to wire rack.


Shauna said...


Sandy said...

Everything looks so yummy!!!
Thanks for sharing the recipes :)