Yum FX777 CookieWorld: February 2012

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Texas Cowboy Cookies

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These delicious Texas cowboy cookies are a great addition to any lunchbox, or make them for a weekend treat.

Ingredients:

• 1 1/2 cups flour
• 1 teaspoon baking soda
• 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
• 3/4 teaspoon salt
• 1 cup butter, softened
• 1 cup peanut butter
• 1 cup granulated sugar
• 1 cup packed light brown sugar
• 2 large eggs
• 1 teaspoons vanilla extract
• 2 cups quick cooking oats
• 2 cups semisweet chocolate chunks or chips
• 1 cup coarsely chopped peanuts or pecans

Procedures:

1) Lightly grease a baking sheet or line with parchment or silicone mat. Heat oven to 350°.

2) Combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.

3) In a large mixing bowl, beat butter and peanut butter with granulated and brown sugars until creamy. Beat in vanilla and eggs until smooth. Stir in the flour mixture, then, stir in oats, chocolate chips, and peanuts or nuts.

4) Drop cookie dough by teaspoonful onto the prepared baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes, until lightly browned.

5) Store cookies in a tightly covered container or food storage bag.
Makes about 4 to 5 dozen cookies.



Friday, February 10, 2012

Easy Coconut Macaroons

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Very easy to make and tasty for snacks.

Cook Time: 12 minutes

Ingredients:

• 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
• 1/4 teaspoon salt
• 8 ounces shredded coconut
• 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Procedures:

1) Generously grease cookie sheet.

2) Combine condensed milk and salt in the top of a double boiler. Cook over boiling water, stirring frequently, until mixture is thick; remove from heat.

3) Add coconut and vanilla; stir to mix well. Drop by rounded tablespoons about 1 inch apart on prepared cookie sheet(s).

4) Bake at 350° for 10 to 12 minutes, or until cookies are set. Remove macaroons from cookie sheets to wire rack to cool completely.

5) Makes 2 to 3 dozen chocolate coconut macaroons