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Old 12-20-2008, 07:11 PM   #1
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ISO unique cookie recipes for xmas

I am putting together some baskets of food for christmas and I have some friends who really appreciate unique flavor combos (dark chocolate and wasabi for example) I was wondering if anyone had any "wacky" or unique cookie recipes I could use I would greatly appreciate it!

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Old 12-20-2008, 07:44 PM   #2
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There are always potato chip cookies.
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Old 12-20-2008, 08:18 PM   #3
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REC: Potato Chip Cookies

I have no idea where my mom got this recipe. One of her friends, I suppose. I ate one thinking it would be gross but it wasn't gross at all. However, I was a small child at the time.

Potato Chip Cookies

Ingredients:
3/4 cup shortening
3/4 cup sugar
1 egg yolk
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup crushed potato chips
1/2 cup crushed nuts
1 teaspoon vanilla

Directions:
Cream the shortening, sugar and egg yolk well. Add the flour and mix well. Add the crushed potato chips, nuts and vanilla. Make small balls, the dough is sticky, and flatten. Bake on a cookie sheet at 350 degrees for 15-18 minutes. Yields 30 or more cookies. Let cool before taking off pan.
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Old 12-20-2008, 08:23 PM   #4
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This one sounds interesting: Cayenne Peanut Butter Cookies Cayenne Peanut Butter Cookies | Hot Sauce Blog

Also, I copied and saved this recipe (below) from a DC poster, because I liked the sound of it.

Lee

Three C’s Cookies
(Cardamom, Coconut and Cashews)


Makes: About 5 dozen.


Ingredients:
About 1 cup (1/2 lb.) unsalted butter or margarine
1 cup granulated sugar
cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 large eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons ground cardamom
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 cups sweetened flaked dried coconut
1 cup salted roasted cashews, very coarsely chopped


1. In a bowl with a mixer, beat 1 cup butter, cup granulated sugar, and brown sugar until fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla until well blended.


2. In another bowl, mix flour, 1 teaspoon cardamom, and baking soda.


3. Add dry ingredients to butter mixture; stir to mix, then beat until blended.


4. Stir in coconut and cashews. Cover and chill dough until firm enough to shape, at least 30 minutes or up to 1 day.


5. In a small dish, mix cup of granulated sugar and 1 teaspoon cardamom.


6. Shape dough into 1 inch balls, rolling each in cardamom sugar to coat. Set balls at least 3 inches apart on buttered baking sheets.


7. Bake in a 350˚ oven until golden brown, 9 to 12 minutes (7 to 10 minutes in a convection oven).


8. Cool on pans about 1 minute, then with a wide spatula, transfer to racks. Serve or store airtight up to 3 days, freeze to store longer.



Hope you like it,

-Josh
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Old 12-20-2008, 08:38 PM   #5
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Talking Reindeer Poop!

Poem to include with your reindeer poop!


I woke up with such a scare when I heard Santa call...
"Now dash away, dash away, dash away all!"
I ran to the lawn, and in the snowy white drifts,
those nasty reindeer had left "little gifts".
I got an old shovel and started to scoop
Neat little piles of "reindeer poop."
but to throw them away seemed such a waste,
So I saved them, thinking you might like a taste!
As I finished my task, which took quite a while,
Old Santa passed by and he sheepishly smiled.
And I heard him exclaim as he rose to the sky~~~
"Well, they're not potty trained, but at least they can fly!"


Reindeer Poop Recipe

20 min | 15 min prep
36 PooPs. </SPAN>



Dry IngredientsLiquid Ingredients
  1. Put all the dry ingredients in a large bowl, stir together well.
  2. In a large pot, bring the liquid to a boil.
  3. Then take off the stove and add 1 teaspoon of vanilla.
  4. Pour the liquid ingredients INTO the DRY ingredients and mix well until everything is wet.
  5. Use a teaspoon to spoon the cookies onto waxed paper.
  6. Let them cool and they will harden somewhat--that's it!
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Old 12-20-2008, 11:52 PM   #6
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This one sounds interesting: Cayenne Peanut Butter Cookies Cayenne Peanut Butter Cookies | Hot Sauce Blog

-Josh
These are definetely on the list! I think to fancy them up a bit I'll dip half the cookie in melted chocolate and give em an extra sprinkle of the cayenne! Thanks for the great recipe!
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Old 12-20-2008, 11:54 PM   #7
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I have no idea where my mom got this recipe. One of her friends, I suppose. I ate one thinking it would be gross but it wasn't gross at all. However, I was a small child at the time.

Potato Chip Cookies

Ingredients:
3/4 cup shortening
3/4 cup sugar
1 egg yolk
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup crushed potato chips
1/2 cup crushed nuts
1 teaspoon vanilla

Directions:
Cream the shortening, sugar and egg yolk well. Add the flour and mix well. Add the crushed potato chips, nuts and vanilla. Make small balls, the dough is sticky, and flatten. Bake on a cookie sheet at 350 degrees for 15-18 minutes. Yields 30 or more cookies. Let cool before taking off pan.

Well this certainly is a unique recipe! I think I'll make a batch to taste and let you know if they make it into the gift baskets.
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Old 12-21-2008, 12:10 AM   #8
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Ohhhh Reindeer poop! Gonna have to put that on the list to make for this week!
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Old 12-21-2008, 12:15 AM   #9
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Kids love it Maverick! That and snowman poop ;) Also makes great gag gifts (yet yummy at the same time!)
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Old 12-21-2008, 04:33 PM   #10
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This one sounds interesting: Cayenne Peanut Butter Cookies Cayenne Peanut Butter Cookies | Hot Sauce Blog

Also, I copied and saved this recipe (below) from a DC poster, because I liked the sound of it.

Lee


Three Cs Cookies
(Cardamom, Coconut and Cashews)



Makes: About 5 dozen.


Ingredients:
About 1 cup (1/2 lb.) unsalted butter or margarine
1 cup granulated sugar
cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 large eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons ground cardamom
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 cups sweetened flaked dried coconut
1 cup salted roasted cashews, very coarsely chopped


1. In a bowl with a mixer, beat 1 cup butter, cup granulated sugar, and brown sugar until fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla until well blended.


2. In another bowl, mix flour, 1 teaspoon cardamom, and baking soda.


3. Add dry ingredients to butter mixture; stir to mix, then beat until blended.


4. Stir in coconut and cashews. Cover and chill dough until firm enough to shape, at least 30 minutes or up to 1 day.


5. In a small dish, mix cup of granulated sugar and 1 teaspoon cardamom.


6. Shape dough into 1 inch balls, rolling each in cardamom sugar to coat. Set balls at least 3 inches apart on buttered baking sheets.


7. Bake in a 350˚ oven until golden brown, 9 to 12 minutes (7 to 10 minutes in a convection oven).


8. Cool on pans about 1 minute, then with a wide spatula, transfer to racks. Serve or store airtight up to 3 days, freeze to store longer.



Hope you like it,

-Josh
Do you think I could sub paprika for the cayenne? I just realized I am all out of cayenne....
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