Your favorite cookie recipe

    • Your favorite cookie recipe

      • 16oz jar peanut butter, about 1 3/4 cups (do not use all natural)
      • 1/2 cup butter, room temperature
      • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
      • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
      • 3 eggs
      • 1 teaspoon vanilla
      • 4 1/2 cups old fashioned oats (gluten free if necessary)
      • 2 teaspoons baking soda
      • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
      • 1 cups M&M’s (mini, holiday, etc)

      1. Preheat oven to 350° and line two cookie sheets with parchment paper.
      2. In a large bowl, combine peanut butter, butter, brown sugar, and granulated sugar. Stir until smooth.
      3. Add eggs and vanilla and stir until combined.
      4. Add the oats and baking soda. Stir well, make sure it is very well mixed.
      5. Mix in the chocolate chips and M&M’s.
      6. Using a 1/2 cup measuring cup, portion out balls and roll between palms to make them smooth.
      7. Place 3 cookies on a cookie sheet at once so they have room to spread.
      8. Bake for 12 minutes then press them down slightly using a fork and bake for another 6 minutes.
      9. Let cool on the tray about 5 minutes then transfer to a cooling rack.
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      [*]1/2 cup butter, softened
      [*]1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar, divided
      [*]1 large egg, room temperature
      [*]1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
      [*]1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
      [*]1/4 teaspoon baking soda
      [*]1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
      [*]1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

      • Preheat oven to 375°. Cream butter and 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy; beat in egg and vanilla. In another bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda and cream of tartar; gradually beat into creamed mixture.
      • In a small bowl, mix cinnamon and remaining sugar. Shape dough into 1-in. balls; roll in cinnamon sugar. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.
      • Bake until light brown, 10-12 minutes. Remove from pans to wire racks to cool.
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      Bird's Nest Party Cookies (follow a cooking app instruction)

      1 cup unsalted butter, softened
      1/2 cup Imperial Sugar Light Brown Sugar
      2 eggs, separated
      2 cups sifted all-purpose flour*
      1/2 teaspoon vanilla
      1/4 teaspoon salt
      2 cups chopped nuts (pecans, walnuts, or peanuts)
      1 cup jam or jelly of choice

      1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
      2. Cream butter and brown sugar. Add egg yolks and beat until light. Blend in flour, vanilla, and salt.
      3. Chill dough for 2 hours.
      4. Beat egg whites until frothy. Set aside.
      5. Form dough into walnut-size rounds. Dip in slightly beaten egg white, then roll in chopped nuts.
      6. Place on a greased parchment-lined cookie sheet and make a depression in center of each cookie.
      7. Bake 8 minutes. Remove cookies from oven and carefully press centers down again.
      8. Return to oven and bake for another 10 minutes. Let cool 10-20 minutes, and then fill centers with your favorite jam.