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Sugar Cookies

1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 cup butter
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 egg
1/8 teaspoon cream of tarar
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 teaspoons lemon (doesn't specify lemon what? maybe juice)
2 1/2 cups flour

Cream sugar & butter, add other ingredients & chill. Roll out very thin,
cut & bake at 350F for 6 minutes, makes 4-6 dozen.

Frosting

1 cup powdered sugar
4 tablespoons hot milk
1 tablespoon butter
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
food coloring


Peanut Butter Balls

1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup peanut butter
2 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
2 cups coconut
2 cups powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup nuts

Mix until creamy, make into small balls & refrigerate one hour.

1/3 cup chocolate chips
1/3 cup butterscotch chips
3 tablespoons paraffin

Melt until smooth. Dip balls into chocolate mix and place on waxed paper
and cool.



Pecan Pie

3 large eggs
2/3 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup melted butter
1 cup light corn syrup
1 cup pecans
1 unbaked 9" pie shell

Preheat oven to 375F, beat eggs, sugar & salt. Add butter & syrup & mix
in pecans. Bake 40-45 minutes in pie shell.



Fudge

6 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups butter
1 large can milk (evaporated?)
2 packages chocolate chps
1 jar marshmallow cream
1 cup nuts

Cook in heavy pan until boiling, boil 10 minutes, stirring all the time.
Take off burner & add chips, marshmallow cream and nuts, making sure to mix
well, pour into 9 x 13 buttered pan. Makes 6 pounds.




Coconut Circles

3/4 cup butter
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg yolk
2 cups cake flour
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 cups coconut

Mix & chill, roll out & cut into a simple shape, bake 375F for 6 minutes
until slightly brown on an ungreased cookie sheet. Frost when cool.

Frosting

1/4 cup butter
1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind
1 3/4 cup powdered sugar
4 teaspoon fresh lemon jice
3/4 teaspoon vanilla
dash salt



Sugar Cookies

1 cup sugar
1/4 cup shortening
1/3 cup margarine
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 egg
2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Mix all ingredients together; drop by spoonfuls on cookie sheet. Flatten
cookies with glass dipped in sugar. Bake at 350F for 11 minutes.



Seven Layer Bars

1 stick margarine
1 cup graham cracker crumbs
1 cup chocolate chips
1 cup coconut
1 cup butterscotch chips
1 cup nuts
1 can sweetened condensed milk

Melt margarine in 9 x 13 pan. Add graham cracker crumbs, pat lightly to
make crust. Sprinkle with chips, nuts & coconut. Pour can of milk over
top. Bake 350F for 20 to 30 minutes.



Bugs

12 oz chocolate chips
12 oz butterscotch chips
1 pkg peanuts
1 pkg chow mein noodles

Melt chips in double boiler & pour over noodles and nuts. Mix well and drop
by spoonfuls on ungreased cookie sheet. Chill until firm.



Peanut Clusters

2 lbs almond bark
12 oz chocolate chipes
1 lb peanuts

Melt almond bark in double boiler; add chips. Mix until smooth and stir in
peanuts. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper. Cool.



Bun Bars

4 cups chocolate chps
4 cups butterscotch chips
3 cups peanut butter
12 oz jar dry roasted peanuts
1 cup butter
1/2 cup milk
3 1/8 oz pkg vanilla pudding
2 lb powdered sugar

Melt chips & peanut butter ina double boiler, take off heat & add dry roasted
peanuts. Spread half of mixture on bottom of 12 x 18" pan. Chill. Combine
butter, milk, pudding and boil one minute. Remove from heat & add powdered
sugar. Spread over chilled base. Top with other half of chocolate mixture
and chill. Keep in fridge.



Cocoa Kiss Cookies

1 cup softened margarine
1 teaspoon vanilla
2/3 cup sugar
1 2/3 cup flour
1/4 cup cocoa
1 bag (9 oz) chocolate kisses

Beat margarine, sugar & vanilla til creamy. In separate bowl, stir together
flour & cocoa, blend into other mixture, mixing well. Refrigerate about 1
hour or until dough is easy to handle. Mold scant tablespoon dough around
each kiss, covering completely. Shape into balls, bake on cookie sheet 10
to 12 minutes or until set. Cool, then roll in powdered sugar. Makes 4 1/2
dozen.



Amish Sugar Cookies

1 cup sugar
1 cup powdered sugar
1 cup butter
1 cup oil
2 eggs

Mix well.

1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp salt
1 tsp cream of tartar
1 tsp baking soda
4 1/2 cups flour

Mix well.

Blend all ingredients together, chill. With floured hands, shape into balls
and place on cookie sheet, flatten with bottom of chilled glass dipped in
sugar. Sprinkle with colored sugar. Bake 350F until edges are golden.

Dorothy


Chocolate Chip M&M Chewy Bars

1 1/4 cup butter
2 eggs
2 cups sugar
2 tsp vanilla

Cream above ingredients well. Add:

2 cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 cup chocolate chps
1 cup M&M's
1/4 cup cocoa
1/2 tsp salt

Spread 1/2 mixture in pan. Top with M&M's and then remaining dough. Bake
at 375F for 25-30 minutes.

Abby -- Returns


Never Fail Fudge

1/2 cup butter
1 can (14 oz) evaporated milk
4 1/2 cups sugar
1 (7 oz) jar marshmallow cream
1 (13 oz) grated sweet chocolate bar
1 (12 oz) pkg chocolate chips
2 tsp vanilla
2 cups chopped walnuts

Combine butter, sugar & milk. Boil 5 minutes; remove from heat & add
remaining ingredients except nuts. Mix well and add nuts. Spoon into
buttered 9" x 13" & 8" x 8" pans. Cool and cut; makes 5 pounds.



Caramel Corn

2 cups spanish peanuts
2 sticks margarine
2 cups brown sugar
1/2 cup dark corn syrup
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking powder
Popcorn

Fill large pan 3/4 full of popcorn. Add peanuts. In a heavy saucepan,
make syrup out of margarine, sugar, syrup & salt. Boil 5 minutes;
remove from heat and add soda. Pour over popcorn and stir. Put in oven
at 250F for one hour, stirring occasionally. Cool and break up into
small chunks.



White Christmas Candy

1 lb white bark candy
1 lb salted nuts
2 cups crispy rice cereal

Melt candy in a double boiler. Add nuts and cereal. Mix well. Spoon
onto waxed paper. Refrigerate until firm. Break into pieces; store in
air tight container.



Creamy Peanut Butter Fudge

2 cups sugar
1 cup milk
2 tsp vanilla
1 (7 to 10 oz) jar marshmallow cream
10 oz peanut butter

Boil sugar and milk to soft ball stage (242F). Remove from heat; add
vanilla, marshmallow cream and peanut butter. Beat until well blended and
quickly pour into 9 x 9" pan. Cool and cut into squares.



Fudge

2 cups sugar
1 cup cream
1 tablespoon butter
1 square semi-sweet chocolate
1 tsp vanilla

Boil sugar, cream, butter and chocolate, stirring almost constantly to soft
ball stage. Cool, stirring constantly until hard enough to spoon out. Add
vanilla. Drop by spoonfuls on waxed paper.



Kolacky

1 pint vanilla ice cream
1 lb margarine
4 1/2 cups flour
1 can fruit filing
Powdered sugar

Add flour to margarine and crumble, add ice cream and work into dough.
Refrigerate overnight. Roll out into 1/4" thick circles. Place filling
in center and bake 350F for 20 to 25 minutes. Sprinkle with sugar.

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