Lemon Oat Lacies

This is an old Quaker Oats recipe that I couldn’t even find online, we’ve had this forever…  The offer on the back of the recipe sheet expired in 1996, do you think they’ll still honor it? Anyway, these are great cookies! Prep time: 40 min | Bake time: 12 – 15 min | Total: 55 min Ingredients:…

Italian Pignoli Cookies

Prep time: 24 ½ hours (an over-nighter) | Bake time: 20 min | Total: 25 hours Ingredients: 2 cups almond paste 1 ½ cups sugar 4 egg whites (beaten & stiff) 1 tsp almond extract 1 cup sliced pignoli nuts ½ cup confectioner’s sugar Directions: Combine almond paste, sugar, & egg whites in a large mixing bowl Refrigerate overnight Preheat…

Walnut Snowball Cookies

Prep time: 10 min | Bake time: 15 min | Total: 25 min Ingredients: 1 cup butter ¼ cup confectioner’s sugar 1 ½ tsp water 2 tsp vanilla 2 cups flour 1 cup chopped walnuts Directions: Preheat oven to 375° F Cream butter & sugar together Mix in water, vanilla, flour, & walnuts Roll into ½” balls Bake for…

Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

Nestle Toll Houses’s Mint Chocolate Delights Prep time: 15 min | Bake time: 15 min | Total: 30 min Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour 2/3 cup NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Baking Cocoa 1 teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt 1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened 2/3 cup granulated sugar 2/3 cup packed brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 large eggs 1 2/3 cups (10-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Dark Chocolate…

Candy Cane Cookies II : White Peppermint Snowballs

15 Days Left! Yesterday’s cookies looked like candy canes, but these taste like ’em! Prep time: 20 min | Bake time: 10 min | Total: 30 min Ingredients: 1 package (18-ounce) refrigerated sugar cookie dough, room temperature (recommended: Pillsbury) ½ teaspoon peppermint extract 1/3 cup crushed peppermint candies, plus more for garnishing 1 cup powdered sugar, divided Directions:…

Candy Cane Cookies

Prep time: 25 min | Bake time: 12 min | Total: 37 min Ingredients: 1 box sugar cookie mix ½ stick butter, melted 1 egg 1/3 cup softened cream cheese ½ cup all-purpose flour, plus additional for surface Red food coloring 1 ½ teaspoons peppermint extract Directions: Preheat oven to 325° F. In a bowl, combine sugar cookie mix, melted…

Honey and Orange Sandwich Cookies

These are truly unique & delicious! Ingredients: 2 ¼ cups self-rising flour 2 teaspoons baking soda ¼ cup white sugar ½ cup sweet butter, diced finely grated rind of 1 large orange ¾ cup honey ¼ cup chopped nuts (I used almonds, although pine nuts also go well)      For filling: ¼ cup sweet butter, diced, at room temp. 1…

Iced Pumpkin Cookies

Yummm… I’m still not 100% over the autumn pumpkin kick… Prep Time: 20 min | Bake Time: 20 min | Total: 40 min Ingredients: 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg ½ teaspoon ground cloves ½ teaspoon salt ½ cup butter, softened 1 ½ cups white sugar 1 cup canned pumpkin puree 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups confectioners’ sugar…

Lemon Drop Cookies – Anginetti

The Lemon Drops from Orlando’s Bakery are hard to beat, but this is a mighty fine recipe too! Prep time: 15 min | Bake time: 15 min | Total: ½ hour Ingredients: ½ cup sugar ¼ cup vegetable shortening 3 large eggs 1 ½ teaspoons lemon extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder 1/8 teaspoon salt      For…

Snickerdoodles

Whoever named these cookies is awesome… Actually, you can read about it here. Prep time: 40 min | Bake time: 10 min | Total: 50 min Ingredients: 1 ½ cups sugar ½ cup butter or margarine, softened ½ cup shortening 2 eggs 2 ¾ cups Gold Medal® all-purpose or unbleached flour 2 teaspoons cream of tartar 1 teaspoon baking soda¼ teaspoon salt…