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Old 12-09-2012, 02:58 PM   #11
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These are amazing:
CHOCOLATE ESPRESSO CHEWS
A Monster of a Cookie


Another great one:
JAM THUMPRINTS (rolled in coconut):
Jam Thumbprint Cookies Recipe : Ina Garten : Recipes : Food Network
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Old 12-09-2012, 04:41 PM   #12
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I made the "The Chew" chocolate, chocolate chip cookies with sea salt. The sea salt makes the whole flavor thing just pop in your mouth. I was so surprised.
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Old 12-09-2012, 06:27 PM   #13
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Holy cow ... my oven will be working overtime with all these great cookie recipes .. boy are my neighbors gonna love me now !!!

Thanks to all of you for sharing these and thanks to callmaker for asking for wow cookies .. mission accomplished I think !
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Old 12-09-2012, 06:36 PM   #14
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*I forgot to note:
For the CHOCOLATE ESPRESSO CHEWS, there's a typo in the recipe. It should be 1 1/4 cups flour NOT 1/4 cup.
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Old 12-09-2012, 06:44 PM   #15
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I wish I still had my "Joy of Cookies" cookbook, it was the first casualty when Shrek was told he was diabetic.
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Old 12-09-2012, 07:02 PM   #16
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These are great!
Chocolate chip cookies with an attitude
http://bearcatecho.org/?p=1181001
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Old 12-10-2012, 03:29 AM   #17
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These are great!
Chocolate chip cookies with an attitude
Chocolate Chip Cookies with an Attitude : The ECHO
Chopper, just one question on this recipe. It calls for a "bag" of chocolate chips. I buy mine at Costco - do you think that would work?

Seriously, the cinnamon and ginger sound really good!
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Old 12-10-2012, 05:31 AM   #18
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Anise Cookies

3 Eggs
1 C Sugar
½ Oz Anise Extract
¾ C Shortening
½ C Milk
¼ tsp Salt
4 tsp Baking Powder
3 C Flour

Beat the eggs and sugar together.

Blend in the anise, shortening and milk.

Separately combine the salt, flour and baking powder together, and combine with the eggs and sugar mixture.

Drop ping-pong ball size portions of the dough onto a cookie sheet.

Bake in a 350 F oven for 8-13 minutes.

For the Frosting:

Combine confectioner’s sugar, and milk to make a frosting.

Dip the tops of the cooled cookies into the frosting mixture.

Sprinkle colored sugar or sprinkles on the top.
Oh yum! I'm stealing this recipe
Can I put some whole anise seed in?
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Oh yum! I'm stealing this recipe
Can I put some whole anise seed in?
I suppose so. Would they be annoying to chew in a cookie?
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Old 12-10-2012, 11:07 AM   #20
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I made these because my groshree store was giving the Nut-Trition away, free-fer-nuthin. I won't call it peanut butter because it has a whole lot of stuff other than peanuts and salt in it, but I figured it would be okay for cookies.


Planter's Nut-Trition Cookies

Ingredients:
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 12oz jar of Planter's Nut-trition peanut spread
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ½ cup (packed) brown sugar
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
Instructions:

Preheat oven to 350°F and line 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper.
Sift flour, baking powder and salt into medium bowl. In a large bowl, beat butter, peanut spread and vanilla until well blended. Beat in both sugars. Scrape down sides of bowl. Stir half of dry ingredients into mixture. Add eggs 1 at a time, stirring well after each addition. Mix in remaining dry ingredients.

Roll heaping tablespoonsful of dough into balls and arrange 2 inches apart on prepared baking sheets. Using back of fork, flatten dough balls and form crosshatch design on tops. Bake cookies until dry on top and golden brown on bottom, about 14 minutes. Cool cookies on baking sheets 5 minutes then transfer to racks to cool completely.
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