Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut Butter Cookies are amazingly simple to make, and require no special ingredients other than the peanut butter. The result it a perfectly chewy cookie with a rich peanut butter flavor.

Try these for yourself. (recipe makes approximately 36 cookies)

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Chewy Chocolate Cookies with White Chocolate Chips

I realize this is my first post in a while, since I’ve been rather recently busy.

This summer I went to an AWESOME summer camp in the mountains. Generally, the food for every meal was amazing. This particular recipe I made, these “Chewy Chocolate Cookies with White Chocolate Chips,” were inspired by the  cookies that were served one evening at that summer camp. My goal was to get them nice and chewy, and rich and chocolaty–very much like the ones at camp, and I think they turned out amazing.

The second time I made them, (and by suggestion of one of my friends), we added crushed Heath Bars to the mix and it tasted PERFECT. So feel free to do that as well, but it is purely optional.

So try them out; if you love chocolate, you’ll love these cookies!

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Fruit Thumbprint Cookies

These Fruit-filled Thumbprint Cookies are quick & easy to make, and don’t require very many ingredients. The cookies are simplistic, consisting only of flour, butter, sugar, and vanilla. But put them together with fruit jam, and you add a whole other level of taste.

Serve with tea or enjoy anytime!

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Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

These almond butter chocolate chip cookie treats are a great & easy way to snack.

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The almond butter adds protein and fiber while the coconut oil adds healthy-ness and moistness. These cookies are just as easy to throw together as any other cookie, but are healthier in some ways…not to mention extremely delicious. Enjoy!


 

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Christmas Spritz Sugar Cookies

These are really cool little sugar cookies that you can give as Christmas gifts to friends and family.

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Ingredients:

(makes 6 dozen mini cookies)

12 tablespoons butter, softened

⅓ cup sugar

¼ tsp. salt

1 large egg

½ tsp. vanilla

1/4 teaspoon almond extract

1 ¾ all purpose flour

¼ whole wheat flour

 

DIRECTIONS:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

In a large mixing bowl, whip butter with salt and sugar until creamy.

Add vanilla, egg, almond extract and mix until combined.

Add flours (whole wheat & all purpose) and stir until combined.

Option no. 1: You can roll out the dough and cut out the cookies with cookie cutters.

Or Option no. 2: You can do it the ‘Spritz’ way and use a cookie press (I used OXO cookie press) and press cookies. Place/Press cookies onto ungreased baking sheet or silicone mat on baking sheet.

Add sprinkles if you want to make it look pretty.

Bake for about 8 minutes, or until just beginning to brown.

Cool before serving. Makes 6 dozen small spritz cookies.


Holiday Molasses Cookies

These Molasses Cookies are perfect out of the oven–crispy, chewy, and full of flavor. Perfect the Holidays. Use this for Molasses Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches, in my instructables post: Molasses Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches Have fun baking!

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Ingredients

(makes roughly 2 1/2 dozen)

1/2 cup salted butter, melted

1/2 cup coconut oil, melted

1 pkg. instant coffee granules

1 cup sugar

1 egg

½ cup molasses

2 tsp. cinnamon

¾ tsp. salt

1 ½ tsp. baking soda

1 tsp. ground cloves

1 tsp. ground ginger

3 cups flour

 

DIRECTIONS:

Preheat Oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

In stand mixer, whip butter and sugar together until creamy. Add egg until incorporated. Then add the Molasses.

In a separate bowl, mix together dry ingredients: cinnamon, baking soda, cloves, ginger, salt, and flour.

Pour dry ingredients into wet ingredients in the stand mixer. Mix until smooth.

Pour some white sugar into a shallow bowl. Form dough into 1 inch balls, and roll in sugar until coated.

Place sugar-coated balls on ungreased baking sheet, and bake in preheated oven (350 degrees F) for 10 minutes. Let cool on stove top for a few minutes before serving.

 

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