Category: Cookies & Bars

OATMEAL COCONUT RASPBERRY BARS

1 1/2 cups sweetened flaked coconut 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 sticks (3/4 cup) cold unsalted butter, cut into pieces 1 1/2 cups old-fashioned oats 3/4 cup seedless raspberry jam Preheat oven to 375°F. Spread 3/4 cup coconut evenly on…


BEST BROWNIE RECIPE

TRIPLE-CHOCOLATE FUDGE BROWNIES 6 ounces fine-quality bittersweet chocolate, chopped 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped 1 1/2 sticks (3/4 cup) unsalted butter 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla 4 large eggs 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips In a metal bowl set over a pan of barely simmering water…


SUGARED SPICED NUTS

SUGARED SPICED NUTS 1 large egg white 1 teaspoon water 4 cups mixed salted roasted nuts (about 1 1/4 lb.) 1 cup sugar 1 1/2 tablespoons cinnamon or pumpkin pie spice Preheat oven to 250°F. Whisk together egg white and water in a large bowl until frothy and stir in nuts. Stir together sugar and…


Almond Cookies

For soft and chewy cookies, bake these just a couple of minutes less than the recipe directs. 3 cups slivered almonds, toasted 1 1/4 cups powdered sugar 3 large egg whites 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature 3/4 cup sugar…


SKOR BARS

SKOR BARS Ingredients: 1 cup butter 1 cup packed dark brown sugar salted soda crackers to cover a cookie sheet 1 pkg chocolate chips Line a cookie pan with foil then cover completely with the crackers. Heat sugar and butter slowly until it boils, then stir constantly for 4 minutes. Pour carefully over crackers. Place…


Loulou’s 7 layer bars

Loulou’s 7 layer bars 1/2 cup butter 1 cup graham cracker crumbs 1 12-ounce bag semisweet chocolate chips 1 cup chopped pecans 1 12-ounce bag butterscotch chips 1 7-ounce bag shredded coconut 1 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk Put butter in ovenproof 8″ x 12″ glass baking dish and melt in preheated 350-degree F. oven…


STARBUCK’S CRANBERRY BLISS BAR

STARBUCK’S CRANBERRY BLISS BAR Cake 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened 1 1/4 cups light brown sugar, packed 3 eggs 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla 1 teaspoon ginger 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup diced dried cranberries 6 ounces white chocolate, cut into chunks Frosting 4-ounces cream cheese, softened 3 cups powdered…


Cherry Garcia Cookies

Cherry Garcia Cookies Inspired by Ben and Jerry’s wonderful Cherry Garcia ice cream. This buttery cookie offers the tang of chewy, dried sour cherries, along with chunks of white and dark chocolate. Macadamia nuts are optional but terrific. Use the best white chocolate you can find. 1 cup dried sour cherries 1/3 cup cherry liqueur…


Black Bottom Banana Bars

1/2 cup butter softened 1 cup sugar 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla 1 1/2 cups (3) mashed bananas 1 1/2 cups flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa cream butter and sugar, add egg and vanilla beat till combined. blend in bananas. combine dry ingredients and…


Kitchen Sink Cookies

Kitchen Sink Cookies Makes about 4 dozen Even though the ingredient list may seem about as long as a grocery shopping list, they’re simple to make. In fact, these cookies are so basic you can mix everything by hand; this helps to avoid overbeating, which may toughen the dough. 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter,…


CRANBERRY AMARETTO ALMOND BARS

FANTASTIC CRANBERRY AMARETTO ALMOND BARS Yield:32 These pretty bars are the perfect combination of sweet and tart. The mixture of cranberries, amaretto and almonds are like good old friends sitting right on your palate. These babies will be gone from the sweet plate in no time. 2 sticks or 1 cup unsalted butter 1 cup…


One cup of everything cookies

1 cup butter 1 cup light brown sugar 1 cup white sugar 3 eggs 1 cup peanut butter 1 cup chocolate chips 1 cup flour 1 cup oatmeal 1 cup raisins 1 cup chopped nuts 1 tablespoon baking soda beat butter, sugars, eggs and peanut butter until creamy. Add Remaining Ingredients and mix well. Drop…


Harvest Crunch Cookies

[1 cup,] butter, softened [1 cup] brown sugar, packed [1/2 cup,] honey [2 eggs [1 tsp, vanilla [1 1/2 cups All Purpose Whole Wheat Flour [1/2 cup, wheat germ [1 tsp, baking soda [1/2 tsp] salt [1 1/2 cups,]Quaker Oats [1 1/2 cups,] dried cranberries [1 cup] almonds, chopped [1/3 cup,] sunflower seeds [1/3 cup,]…


RASPBERRY COCONUT SQUARES

For crust 15 Graham crackers (roughly 5- by 2 1/2-inches) or 2 cups 1 stick (1/2 cup) melted margarine or unsalted butter 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup sugar 2 large eggs For filling one 12-ounce jar seedless raspberry jam ( 1 cup) 1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, softened 1 cup sugar 2…


Crisp Chocolate Bites

6 Tbs. (3/4 stick) unsalted butter, cut into pieces 2 oz. unsweetened chocolate, chopped 1 cup granulated sugar 1 egg 1 tsp. vanilla extract 3⁄4 cup all-purpose flour 1⁄4 cup unsweetened Dutch process cocoa powder 1⁄2 tsp. baking soda 1⁄4 tsp. salt 1⁄2 cup confectioners’ sugar In a small saucepan over very low heat, combine…


Double Chocolate Cookies

Yield: 24 cookies · 12 ounce(s) Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips · 11 1/2 ounce(s) 60% Cacao Bittersweet Chocolate Chips · 1/3 cup(s) all-purpose flour · 1/2 teaspoon(s) baking powder · 1 cup(s) chopped walnuts · 3 eggs · 1 cup(s) sugar · 6 tablespoon(s) unsalted butter · Directions In double boiler over hot water, melt bittersweet…


Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies

Yield: about 16 4-inch or fifty 2 ½-inch cookies Position a rack in the center of the oven. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease cookie sheets or cover with parchment paper or greased aluminum foil. Beat on medium speed until very fluffy and well blended: 14 tablespoons (1 3/4 sticks) unsalted butter, softened 2 cups…


Chocolate Espresso Bars

Instant espresso powder offers the most practical way to impart a good, rich coffee flavor to cookies, candies and cakes. Sold in well-stocked food markets and specialty coffee stores, the fine powder dissolves quickly in hot liquid, producing a bolder, more concentrated taste than regular instant coffee. This intense flavor comes with a solid dose…


Oatmeal Cookies

· 2/3 cup unsalted butter, room temperature · 1 cup dark brown sugar, packed · 1 egg · 1 tbsp vanilla · 1 tbsp fancy molasses · 1 cup all purpose flour · 1/2 tsp baking powder · 1/2 tsp salt · 1/2 tsp baking soda · 1/2 tsp cinnamon · 1 1/2 cup oats…


Cranberry Orange Nut Cookies

2 cups dried sweetened cranberries 1/4 cup orange juice 2 cups all purpose flour 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature 1 cup (packed) golden brown sugar 1 large egg 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 teaspoon grated orange peel 3/4 cup…


Raspberry Bars

Prep and Cook Time: about 1 hour. 1 1/4 cups rolled oats 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup sweetened flaked dried coconut 1/4 cup plus 2/3 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup (3/8 lb.) butter, melted 3/4 cup raspberry jam 3 large egg whites 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar 1. In a bowl,…


Raspberry Pecan sandwich cookies

Makes about 20 sandwich cookies Ground pecans, cacao nibs, and raspberry jam give these cookies a wonderful fruit-and-nut flavor and a texture reminiscent of a linzertorte. Ingredients 3/4 cup ground Pecans 1/4 cup finely crushed cacao nibs 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder 12 tablespoons (6 ounces) unsalted…


Peanutbutter Brownies

Brownies 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter 7 ounces bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, chopped 3 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon salt 4 large eggs 1 cup all purpose flour 1 cup roasted salted peanuts, coarsely chopped Frosting and ganache 1 cup chunky peanut butter…


Starbucks Black Bottom Cupcakes

Makes: 36 Ready In: Under 60 minutes Ingredients: ***Filling:*** 8 ounces cream cheese, room temp 1/3 cup sugar 1 large egg dash salt 1 small bag milk chocolate chips ***Cake Batter:*** 2/3 cup cocoa 3 cups flour 2 cups sugar 2 teaspoons baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 cups water 2/3 cup oil 2 tablespoons…


Walnut Blondie With Maple Butter Sauce

Blondes really do have more fun! This blondie is baked with nuts, topped with both ice cream and chopped walnuts, and served warm covered with a rich, sizzling maple butter sauce. Everyone has a sweet tooth! Nothing is better than a warm brownie or blondie with ice cream. This recipe takes it to another level….


Outrageous Oreo Crunch Brownies

(Adapted from Ina Garten) 1 pound unsalted butter 1 pound semisweet chocolate, chopped 6 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped 7 large eggs 2 tablespoons instant espresso powder 2 tablespoons vanilla 2 1/4 cups sugar 1 cup plus 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 4 cups chopped Oreo cookies about 50 cookies…


Oatmeal-Almond Crisps

Makes 20; Prep time: 25 minutes; Total time: 1 hour 1/3 cup packed light-brown sugar 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, melted 1 large egg 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups rolled oats (not quick-cooking) 1/2 cup sliced almonds Nonstick cooking spray 1. Preheat oven to 350°. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. 2. In a large bowl, whisk…


Raspberry Cheesecake Biscotti

tastes like cheesecake in a crisp cookie stick. Cream Cheese Layer: 1 cup cream cheese 1 egg 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Biscotti Dough: 1/2 cup melted unsalted butter or oil 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 3 eggs 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon finelygrated lemon peel…


THE BEST CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE

To make these cookies really well, please try to buy the best ingredients if humanly possible . · 8 ounces (2 sticks) unsalted butter, well softened · 3/4 cup sugar · 3/4 cup light brown sugar · 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract · 2 extra-large eggs · 2 1/4 cups un-sifted all-purpose flour · 1 teaspoon…


Espresso Pecan Chocolate Chip Cookies ( Adults Only):wink:

2 1/4 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon of instant espresso powder (made for baking) Wisk all these dry ingredients together. Put aside In a food processor pulverize 2/3 cups of pecans Mix in with the dry ingredients Then: 1cup of butter beat until smooth add 3/4 white sugar 3/4…


Chocolate Chunk Cookies ( Everyones Favorite)

Chocolate Chunk Cookies INGREDIENTS: 2 eggs 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup shortening 1 cup sugar 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup pecans 1/2 teaspoon water 2 cups sifted flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup BitterSweet Chocolate Chips 1cup oatmeal Cream eggs, sugars, butter and shortening. Add water and vanilla Add flour, soda and salt. Mix BitterSweet Chocolate Chips  


Berry Brownie Wedgies

Cream Cheese Filling: 8 ounces cream cheese, softened to room temperature 1/2 cup berry preserves (blueberry, Raspberry, or strawberry are favorites) 1 tablespoon unbleached, all-purpose flour large egg, lightly beaten Brownie Base: 3 ounces bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped 1/3 cup unsalted butter, softened to room temperature 3/4 cup, all-purpose flour 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/4…


Almond Cookies

Mrs. Fields is having a contest…best new cookie, well….my first thought was…she is going to make a lot of money on other peoples recipes. So I spent an hour or two or three reading, nothing really tickled my fancy, to many with dried fruit, to much chocolate ( is there such a thing?) to plain…


Chocolate Oat Bars

I just made these..I wanted something quick I will tell you how they are… Time to make 2¼ hours 15 min prep 3/4 cup butter 3 cups quick oats 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 cup chocolate chips 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter 1. Grease 9″ square baking pan. 2. Melt butter in…


Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies 1 cup white sugar, 1 cup brown sugar, 1/2 cup unsalted butter, 1 1/2 cups chunky peanut butter (not the sugar free kind), 4 1/2 cups rolled oats (can do all old fashioned or do half old fashioned and half instant depending on your texture preferences), 2 tsp. vanilla extract, 3…


Chocolate Pecan Biscotti

1 cup unsalted butter, melted 1/2 cup cocoa 1 1/2 cups sugar 4 eggs 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract 4 cups all-purpose flour, or more 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 16 oz bag of semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 cup, pecan nuts (unsalted),chopped Preheat oven to 350 F. Line…


Nuts About Biscotti/Mandelbrot

3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoon baking powder Pinch of salt 3 large eggs 1cup sugar 2 teasp, vanilla 1/2 teasp almond extract Grated rind [zest]of 1/2 lemon 1 cup coarsely chopped almonds lightly toasted 3/4 cup chopped hazelnuts,pecans or walnuts 3/4 cup pine nuts toasted place all nuts on tin foil in oven…


Almond Apple Bars

Crust ingredients: 1 1/4 cup all purpose flour 1/4 tsp salt 3 ounces cream cheese, softened at room temp. 2 ounces (4 tbsp) unsalted butter, softened at room temp. 1/4 tsp pure almond extract 1/4 tsp pure vanilla extract 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup light brown sugar 1/3 cup almonds, finely chopped Topping ingredients:…


Chocolate Marble Chunk Cookies

2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened 3/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar 3/4 cup granulated sugar 3/4 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 large eggs 1/4 cup unsweetened alkalized (Dutch-processed) cocoa powder, sifted 12 ounces bittersweet or semisweet chocolate chips 1 1/2 cups…


Dried Fruit Cookies

about 5 dozen small cookies • 1/2 pound dried figs • 1/4 pound raisins • 2 ounces dried cranberries, coarsely chopped • 2 ounces dried apricots, coarsely chopped • 1 tablespoon honey • 2 tablespoons dry sherry ( cherry brandy worked great ) • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice • 6 ounces chopped pecans…


Florentine Bars

• 1 cup salted butter, at room temperature • 1 3/4 cups sugar • 1 egg plus one egg yolk • 2 1/2 cups cake flour • 1/2 cup plus 6 tbsp. unsalted butter • 1/3 cup honey • 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream • 12 ounces sliced almonds • 1/2 cup raisins, finely chopped…


Cinnamon Mocha Biscotti

Biscotti recipe that tastes like a cup of fresh cappuccino. 1/2 cup butter or 1/2 cup margarine, softened 1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 1/2 cup white sugar 1 tablespoon instant espresso or 1 tablespoon instant coffee granules 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon…