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american cookie recipes

Amish Cookies

Amish Cookies

Description This recipe is used by the Amish in the Midwest...around Wisconsin and Iowa. Ingredients 1 cup butter, softened 1 cup vegetable oil 1 cup white sugar 1 cup confectioners' sugar 2 eggs ½ teaspoon vanilla...

Quick Lemon Crisps

Quick Lemon Crisps

Description This recipe was given to me years ago while visiting an aunt in Iowa. It is so easy that even my sister who can't bake to save her life, got them to turn out. Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour ¾ teaspoon...

Buckeye Balls II

Buckeye Balls II

Description These are chocolate-covered balls of peanut butter and confectioners' sugar. Ingredients 1 ½ cups creamy peanut butter ½ cup butter, softened 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 4 cups sifted confectioners' sugar 6...

California Dream Bars

California Dream Bars

Description Dreamy bars with a rich brown sugar crust and a chewy coconut and walnut topping. Ingredients ½ cup brown sugar 1 cup all-purpose flour ½ cup margarine, melted 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup brown sugar 2...

Chocolate Teddy Bear Cookies Recipe

Chocolate Teddy Bear Cookies

Description This recipe results in chocolate cookies shaped like teddy bears. Ingredients ⅔ cup butter 1 cup white sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 eggs 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder ½...

Mississippi Tea Cakes Recipe

Mississippi Tea Cakes

Description Delicious dainty drop cookies made with buttermilk. Ingredients ½ cup butter, softened 1 cup white sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon baking...

Cherry Chocolate Chunk Cookies Recipe

Cherry Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Description A spectacular cookie with dried cherries, chocolate chunks, pecans, and walnuts is especially nice made with the cherries from the Cherry Festival in Traverse City, Michigan. Ingredients 2 ¼ cups unbleached...

Moravian Christmas Cookies Recipe

Moravian Christmas Cookies

Description A very large recipe for gingerbread-molasses-type Christmas cookies from the Bethlehem, Pennsylvania area. Ingredients 8 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground ginger 2 ¼ cups...

Mississippi Mud Brownies Recipe

Mississippi Mud Brownies

Description My mother jokes that if she had a nickel for every pan of these she's made, she'd be wealthy! They are so rich, so sweet, and so good! Cut in small squares. Ingredients 1 cup butter ⅓ cup unsweetened...

Working Mom's Hamentashen Recipe

Working Mom’s Hamentashen

Description A tradtional Purim cookie made with the modern convenience of cake mix! For filling, use any type of preserves or poppyseed filling. Ingredients 1 (18.25 ounce) package moist yellow cake mix 1 cup all...

Buffalo Chip Cookies Recipe

Buffalo Chip Cookies

Description My mom made these cookies when I was growing up. They're called Buffalo Chip Cookies because of their big size. I hope you enjoy them as much as I have. Ingredients 2 cups margarine, melted 2 cups packed...

One and a Half Minute Cookies Recipe

One and a Half Minute Cookies

Description I got this recipe from a father of one of my Girl Scouts in Mississippi in 1973. It's a favorite at my house and the Girl Scout is now the mother of my four grandchildren. Enjoy! Ingredients ½ cup butter...

Miami Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Miami Chocolate Chip Cookies

Description These cookies are moist and very tasty. My kids' favorites! Ingredients ¾ cup butter ¾ cup white sugar ¾ cup packed brown sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon...

Williamsburg Cookies Recipe

Williamsburg Cookies

Description Williamsburg cookies are made with egg whites, pecans, and cinnamon to make a very tasty and low-flour cookie. Ingredients 2 egg whites 2 cups light brown sugar 2 cups chopped pecans 2 tablespoons all...

Easy Buckeye Bars Recipe

Easy Buckeye Bars

Description The traditional ingredients of chocolate and peanut butter are layered in a jelly roll pan creating easy-to-eat buckeye bars. Ingredients 2 ½ cups confectioners' sugar 2 cups creamy peanut butter ½ cup...

Dream Bars II Recipe

Dream Bars II

Description A brown sugar pastry crust is topped with a chewy cocoa, walnut and coconut layer to make multi-textured bars. Ingredients ½ cup butter ½ cup brown sugar 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour 3 eggs, beaten 1 ½ cups...

Fortune Cookies II Recipe

Fortune Cookies II

Description They are not Chinese in origin, but the innovation of an enterprising baker in Los Angeles in the 1920's. Be sure to have cotton gloves and a muffin pan handy. And, don't forget to have all your...

Sitting Pretty Cookies Recipe

Sitting Pretty Cookies

Description A simple Christmas cookie rolled in nuts and topped with white frosting and a chocolate-coated peanut. Ingredients 1 cup butter ½ cup packed brown sugar 2 eggs, separated 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups...

Raspberry Bars Recipe

Raspberry Bars

Description You can use different flavors of jam or preserves to make these. Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ cup butter 2 eggs 1 tablespoon milk ½ cup raspberry jam ⅔ cup white sugar ¼ cup...