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simple yummy cookies

i am looking to bake some cookies this weekend with my kids anyone have any easy recipies besides peanut butter or chocolate chip?

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mrsmalark

Asked by mrsmalark at 6:27 PM on Dec. 5, 2008 in Food & Drink

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  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
    3/4 cup sugar
    1 large egg
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    1/3 teaspoon salt
    2 1/2 cups flour
    1. Using an electric mixer cream the butter, gradually adding the sugar. Beat in the egg until evenly mixed, then blend in the vanilla extract and salt.

    2. stir the flour into the creamed ingredients, until evenly blended. The dough may seem soft, but it will firm up when refrigerated.

    3. Divide the dough in half. Flatten each portion into a disk and seal in plastic wrap. Refrigerate overnight.

    4. t: Heat the oven to 375 degree

    5. Cut out the cookies

    6. Let the cookies cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes, then transfer them to wire racks to cool completely. To prevent sticking, line your serving plate or tin with waxed paper and place additional waxed paper between layers. Makes 30.
    robinalbright

    Answer by robinalbright at 6:31 PM on Dec. 5, 2008

  • Oh I forgot that is for sugar cookies
    robinalbright

    Answer by robinalbright at 6:31 PM on Dec. 5, 2008

  • A Lil Bit Cookies
    1 cup butter, softened
    1 cup packed light brown sugar
    1/2 cup white sugar
    2 eggs
    2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
    1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    1 teaspoon salt
    3 cups quick-cooking oats
    3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
    3/4 cup butterscotch chips
    3/4 cup craisins (dried cranberries)
    3/4 cup dried cherries

    Cream butter and sugars together until light and fluffy. Add eggs and beat well. Add flour, baking soda, salt: Mix just until combined. Stir in remaining ingredients. Bake 8-12 min at 350*f (less time for smaller cookies). Remove from oven when edges are set and golden.
    jespeach

    Answer by jespeach at 7:27 PM on Dec. 5, 2008

  • cont...

    My husband named them Lil Bit cookies because he said they have a lil bit of everything.
    A nice variation: substitute 1/2 cup ground almonds for 1/2 cup of flour.
    You can mix and match the stir-ins, using the flavor combo you like best. You can also replace 1/4 cup of the flour with cocoa and make them chocolate.
    Yummy!
    jespeach

    Answer by jespeach at 7:29 PM on Dec. 5, 2008

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