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Cookies & Candies

Apricot Balls

10/17/2009 meps 0

1 8-oz package dried apricots, chopped 2-1/2 C flaked coconut 3/4 C sweetened condensed milk 1 C chopped pecans or walnuts Stir apricots, coconut, and milk in bowl. Shape in walnut-sized balls (oil hands). Roll […]

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Apricot ginger cookies

3/15/2006 meps 0

This is a great cookie recipe with no eggs — good for vegans, folks with allergies, and people who have run out of eggs! 1/4 C butter 1/2 C sugar 2 T light corn syrup […]

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Babe Ruth Cookies (no-bake)

7/14/2004 meps 0

1/2 C semisweet chocolate chips 1/2 C coconut 1 C chopped walnuts 1-1/2 C powdered sugar 1-1/4 C graham cracker crumbs (about 9 whole crackers) 1/2 C peanut butter 1/4 C evaporated milk 1/3 C […]

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Bermuda Tea Scones

3/16/2014 meps 0

4 T butter 1 C self-rising flour Handful golden raisins or other dried fruit Splash of sour milk Mix all ingredients to a smooth paste. Drop by spoonfuls onto a greased baking sheet and bake […]

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Brazilian

Bolinho de Estudante

7/22/2012 meps 0

Another version of gluten-free Brazilian “doughnuts.” 1-1/2 C tapioca flour 1/3 C sugar 2/3 C grated coconut 1 C milk Pinch salt 1/2 to 1 C water Oil for deep-frying Cinnamon Powdered sugar n a […]

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Brandy Truffle Balls (no-bake)

7/14/2004 meps 0

2 C brownie crumbs (purchase ready-made brownies or use your own) 1 C pecans 1/4 t cinnamon 1/4 C brandy 1 T light corn syrup 2-1/4 C powdered sugar, divided 1/4 C cocoa powder Combine […]

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Breakfast

Breakfast cookies

3/26/2013 meps 0

Gluten-free, dairy-free, sugar-free, egg-free…I don’t know how they’ll stick together, but I hear these are fabulous. 1-1/2 C rolled oats 3 ripe bananas 1 C unsweetened applesauce 1/2 C raisins 1/3 C nuts (mixture of […]

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Bret’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

7/14/2004 meps 0

From Bret Sutton at Expeditors International Affectionately known as COCCCs Oven 375. Makes about 100. 2 cups butter or margarine or Crisco 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 cups (packed) brown sugar 4 eggs 1 tsp. […]

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Brownie Sand Castle Mix

7/14/2004 meps 0

In a 1-quart jar, layer: 1/2 C chopped pecans 1/2 C chocolate chips 1/3 C coconut 2/3 C brown sugar 3/4 C sugar 1/3 C cocoa 1-1/2 C flour Seal and provide instructions. Instructions: Combine […]

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Cookies & Candies

Buckeyes

7/14/2004 meps 1

There’s a small warning about these: When you serve them, you may be mistaken for an Ohio State fan, or Buckeye. I went to a potluck in Seattle once, and I saw a plate of […]

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Cake Mix Brownies (super-easy!)

7/20/2004 meps 1

Lots of people are searching the web these days, wondering how to make brownies from a cake mix. It’s easy — although there is a lot of debate about whether they are an adequate substitute […]

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Cookies & Candies

Caramel-frosted Pumpkin Cookies

10/18/2009 meps 0

The cookie part of this recipe can also be used to make large pumpkin whoopie (woopie) pies. Fill them with white cream from the woopie pie recipe instead of the caramel frosting. 3 C sugar […]

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Carrot Bars

7/14/2004 meps 0

4 beaten eggs 2 c. sugar 1 1/2 c. oil 2 t. soda 1 t. salt 1 to 2 t. cinnamon 2 c. flour 3 small baby food jars of strained carrots Mix first 7 […]

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Chewy flourless chocolate cookies

9/23/2010 meps 0

1-3/4 C powdered sugar 1/2 C cocoa powder 2 t cornstarch 1/4 t salt 2 egg whites 1 C coarsely chopped, toasted walnuts, pecans, peanuts, or sunflower seeds (I think this recipe would also be […]

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Cookies & Candies

Chickpea Flour Goodies

8/6/2009 meps 0

3/4 C buter 2 C chickpea flour 2 T coconut 2 T chopped walnuts 1/4 t nutmeg 3/4 C brown sugar, packed Melt the butter in a heavy saucepan over medium heat. Add the chickpea […]

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Chocolate candy slab

2/7/2011 meps 0

1-1/2 lbs chopped chocolate or chocolate chips (semisweet, dark, or milk) A couple of small handfuls of candy: Peppermint patties, peppermint hard candies or broken candy canes, nonpareils, butterscotch discs, peanut butter cups, broken Butterfingers […]

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CHOCOLATE CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

7/14/2004 meps 0

From the Gooseberry Patch 1 devil’s food cake mix 1/2 C oil 2 eggs 1 C or more chocolate chips Mix all ingredients. Roll dough into 1-inch balls and bake on ungreased cookie sheet at […]

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Chocolate Crinkles

1/21/2009 meps 0

1 C cocoa 2 C sugar 1/2 C oil 4 eggs 2 t vanilla 2 C flour 2 t baking powder 1/2 t salt 1/2 C powdered sugar Combine cocoa, sugar and oil. Beat in […]

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CHOCOLATE OATMEAL BARS

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 C flour 1/2 t cinnamon 1 C (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened 1/2 C sugar 1/2 C packed brown sugar 1-1/2 t vanilla 1 egg 1-1/4 C quick or old-fashioned oats, uncooked 2 […]

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CHOCOLATE PEANUT SQUARES (NO-BAKE)

7/14/2004 meps 0

1-1/2 sticks (12 T) unsalted butter, divided 6 1-oz squares semisweet chocolate, chopped, divided 1 C flaked coconut 1-1/2 C graham cracker crumbs 1/2 C finely chopped dry roasted peanuts 2 8-oz packages cream cheese, […]

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Chocolate Truffles

7/14/2004 meps 0

6 ounces good quality semisweet, bittersweet or milk chocolate 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon whipping cream Dutch process cocoa powder (if coating, 8 to 10 ounces good quality coating chocolate, semisweet, bittersweet, or milk) Coarsely […]

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Chocolate walnut drops (big soft cookies)

7/14/2004 meps 0

For another soft-batch cookie recipe, see Giant chocolate chippers. 3 squares (1 ounce each) semisweet chocolate 2 1/4 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened 3/4 cup […]

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Chocolate-dipped peanut-butter crackers

10/18/2009 meps 0

This can be done with Saltines, Ritz crackers, or even oyster crackers (little miniature ones). People LOVE these. Spread peanut butter on one cracker and top with a second cracker. Dunk in dipping chocolate and […]

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Appetizers

Chocolate-Dipped Sweet Potato Chips

12/9/2013 meps 0

1 bag of thick, crinkle-cut sweet potato chips 1 small bag chocolate chips 1 T shortening or coconut oil 1/2 C finely chopped nuts (almonds, walnuts, or pistachios) In a small double-boiler, melt the chocolate […]

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Chocolate-Nutella Sandwich Cookies

6/10/2013 meps 0

1-1/2 C flour 3/4 C cocoa 1/4 t baking soda 1/4 t salt 1 C sugar 3/4 C butter (1-1/2 sticks), at room temperature 3 T milk 1 t vanilla 1-1/2 C Nutella, at room […]

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CHRISTMAS CRUNCH

7/14/2004 meps 1

Like a Heath bar. Served at SWSA Mother’s Day brunch with rave reviews. 1-3/4 C sugar 1/3 C light corn syrup 1 C margarine or butter (2 sticks) 8 oz slivered blanched almonds, lightly toasted […]

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Cindy’s Sugar Cookies

2/2/2010 meps 0

Our friend Cindy Johns, who is 11, is going to be a student ambassador with People to People this summer, and she’s going to Paris and London. She’s selling giant decorated cookies to help pay […]

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Cinnamon Sugar Cookies

12/9/2013 meps 0

2 eggs 2/3 C vegetable oil 2 t vanilla 3/4 C sugar 2 C flour 2 t baking powder 1/2 t salt Preheat oven to 400 F. In a small bowl, beat the eggs, then […]

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Cocoa Powder Brownies

12/15/2013 meps 0

This is such a basic recipe, I always have the ingredients on hand. 6 T extremely soft butter 1 t vanilla 2 eggs 1 C sugar 6 T cocoa 1/2 C flour 1/2 C chopped […]

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Coconut Creams

10/17/2009 meps 0

From Odessa of Bird-in-Hand, Pennsylvania. She and her husband used to make dozens of varieties of homemade candies every year for the church bazaar and holiday season. 3/4 lb butter 8 oz marshmallow cream 8 […]

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COCONUT DROP COOKIES

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 C butter 2/3 C firmly packed light brown sugar 1 egg 2 t vanilla 1/4 t salt 1 3/4 C flour 1 1/2 C shredded coconut Cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Mix in […]

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Cookie Cups

9/11/2005 meps 0

1/2 C pine nuts, toasted 3 T butter 1/3 C sugar 1/2 t vanilla 3 egg whites 1/4 t cinnamon 1/8 t salt 5 T flour Toast the pine nuts and then grind them carefully […]

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Cakes

Cool Whip Chocolate Frosting

1/25/2010 meps 0

This was published by Baker’s Chocolate as a frosting for cookies, but it seems like a super-simple idea for frosting a cake or cupcakes as well. I haven’t tried it yet, since I don’t have […]

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Cornmeal Shortbread Cookies

6/10/2013 meps 0

1-1/2 C high-gluten bread flour 1/4 C cornstarch 1/2 t salt 1/2 C yellow cornmeal 1 C butter (2 sticks) at room temperature 1/2 C powdered sugar 1 T orange zest Granulated sugar for top […]

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CRANBERRY CANDY

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 16-oz can cranberry or cran-raspberry sauce 1 T unflavored gelatin 1/2 C cold water 1 6-oz package raspberry gelatin 1 1/4 cups sugar, divided 2 C chopped walnuts 1/4 C powdered sugar Heat cranberry […]

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CRANBERRY JELLY DELIGHTS

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 16-oz can jellied cranberry sauce 1 6-oz package strawberry, raspberry, or black cherry gelatin 1 C granulated sugar 2/3 C chopped nuts Granulated or powdered sugar Beat cranberry sauce until smooth and heat. Dissolved […]

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Cranberry-Orange Drop Cookies

12/21/2006 meps 0

Many thanks to Kathleen Davis for sharing the cookies and the recipe! 2 C (packed) dried sweetened cranberries (about 10 oz) 1/3 C orange juice 2 C flour 1 t cinnamon 1 t baking powder […]

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Crispy Peanut Butter Brownie Bars

1/17/2009 meps 0

I haven’t tried these yet, but the topping sounds deliciously decadent, and a good way to use up extra Rice Krispies. 1 9×12 pan of brownies, baked and cooled (you can use brownie mix from […]

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DARK AND WHITE CHOCOLATE CLUSTERS

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 8-oz package bittersweet chocolate bars, chopped 2 t vegetable shortening 1 C finely chopped crystallized ginger slices or chunks 1 C diced dried apricots 1 C finely chopped toasted hazelnuts 8 1-oz squares or […]

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Dark Chocolate Compost Cookies

6/10/2013 meps 0

1 C flour 1/2 C cocoa powder 1/2 t baking soda 1/4 t baking powder 1 T instant coffee 1/2 t salt 2/3 C butter, softened 1/2 C white sugar 1/2 C brown sugar 1 […]

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Dinghy Dings

3/16/2014 meps 0

From The Best of People and Food Cookbook, submitted by Joan Young. 12-oz package semi-sweet chocolate chips 14-oz can condensed milk (not sure if this means sweetened condensed milk or evaporated milk, but I suspect […]

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Disappearing chocolate bars

2/7/2011 meps 0

It’s all too easy to run out of chocolate chips or baking chocolate — and that’s when this recipe comes in handy. It only needs baking cocoa, an easy thing to keep on hand. 1-1/4 […]

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Barry's family

Dream Bars

12/24/2006 meps 0

When Grandma used to send us a huge box of cookies every Christmas, this one was my favorite kind. She would wrap every cookie individually in plastic wrap, and I’d root through the whole box […]

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Easy chocolate-chip cookies

12/9/2013 meps 0

These simple cookies are made with oil instead of butter, and they come out soft and chewy. 2-1/2 C flour 1 t baking soda 1/2 t salt 1 C brown sugar, packed 1/2 C white […]

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Cookies & Candies

Easy Christmas Pretzel Treats

11/12/2014 meps 0

A bag of little round pretzels A bag of Hershey’s kisses -or- a bag of Rolos A bag of red and green M&Ms -or- a bag of pecan halves Preheat the oven to 350 F. […]

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Easy Hazelnut Sandwich Cookies

12/28/2005 meps 0

There’s a great story here… Our neighbor, Barbara Cowan, gave us some of these for Christmas. We already had dozens of homemade cookies, from oatmeal scotchies and Tollhouse cookies to molasses sandwich cookies and rum […]

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Export Department Brownies

7/14/2004 meps 0

This recipe comes from my coworkers at Expeditors International, back before they were on the S&P500. The recipe was so important to corporate culture, it was saved on the department file server. I have included […]

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Fennel and Sesame Seed Cookies

11/22/2013 meps 0

1 stick of butter (1/2 C) 2 T sesame seeds 2 T fennel seeds 1/2 C powdered sugar 1 egg 1 C flour 1/2 t baking soda Handful slivered almonds In a skillet, melt the […]

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Cookies & Candies

Forgotten Cookies

7/20/2004 meps 2

My sister Julie used to make these when I was a kid — I’d never heard the term “merengue” back then. I was just impressed with my big sister’s ability to make cookies! 2 egg […]

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Frosted Drop Cookies

10/18/2009 meps 0

2 C sifted flour 1 t baking powder 1/4 t salt 1/2 t vanilla 1/4 C milk 1 egg white 3/4 C butter 1 C powdered sugar 1 egg yolk Sift together flour, baking powder, […]

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FROSTED MOLASSES GINGER SANDWICH COOKIES

9/29/2005 meps 0

Cookies: 1 cup butter 1 cup white sugar 1 egg 1/2 cup molasses 2 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 3 tablespoons boiling water 4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour Frosting: 1 tablespoon butter 3 tablespoons boiling water […]

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Giant chocolate chippers

7/14/2004 meps 0

For another soft-batch cookie recipe, see Chocolate walnut drops. The corn syrup is the key to their soft texture. 2 1/4 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup butter or margarine, […]

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GLAZED NUTS (SKILLET)

7/14/2004 meps 0

1-1/2 C nuts 1/2 C sugar 2 T butter In a heavy skillet, combine and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, 6-8 minutes or until sugar is melted and golden and nuts are brown. Spread […]

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Gluten-free coconut-chocolate macaroons

3/14/2011 meps 0

I haven’t tried this recipe yet, but it sounds delicious. 6 T sweet rice flour 1/4 t salt 4 egg whites 1 t almond or vanilla extract 14-oz package shredded coconut 1/3 C chocolate chips […]

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Grownup gumdrops

2/7/2011 meps 0

I love the texture of gumdrops, but the flavor of the cheap ones can be appalling. Here are a couple of sophisticated, homemade alternatives. Coconut gumdrops Nonstick cooking spray 1 C sugar 1 C light […]

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Healthy banana chocolate-chip cookies

8/28/2009 meps 0

I was looking for a “healthy” cookie recipe to make for my brother-in-law, ultra-marathoner Ed. My fear was that taking a regular cookie recipe and replacing all the decadent ingredients (eggs, butter, sugar) would result […]

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Heloise’s Fudge

7/20/2004 meps 0

4-1/2 C sugar 1 12-oz can evaporated milk 3 6-oz packages chocolate chips 1 10-oz package miniature marshmallows 1/2 C butter 1 t vanilla 2 C chopped nuts Mix the sugar and milk in a […]

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Hemenway’s No-Bake Cookies

12/2/2005 meps 0

1/2 to 2 C granulated sugar, or use half granulated and half brown sugar 3 to 8 T unsweetened cocoa 1/4 to 1/2 C margarine or butter 1/2 C milk pinch salt 1/2 to 1 […]

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Icebox Cookies

10/18/2007 meps 0

1 C butter, at room temperature 1 C sugar 1 C brown sugar 1 egg 2-1/2 C flour 1 t baking soda 1/2 t salt 1/2 C chopped walnuts 1 t vanilla Combine flour, baking […]

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Indian Coconut Fudge

8/6/2009 meps 0

1/2 C honey 1/2 C peanut butter 1/2 C finely chopped dates 2/3 C powdered milk (not reconstituted) 1/2 T rose water or orange extract 1-1/2 C coconut Combine honey, peanut butter, dates, and powdered […]

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Kiwi chocolate-bit biscuits

4/10/2006 meps 0

Makes 14 to 16 cookies. 1/4 – 1/2 C butter, softened 1/4 C sugar 2 T sweetened condensed milk 1 T baking powder 1 C flour 3/4 C chocolate chips, diced into bits Cream butter […]

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Layered caramel chocolate brownies

5/6/2009 meps 0

3/4 C flour 3/4 C unsweetened cocoa powder 1/4 t salt 1/2 C butter, cut into pieces 1/2 C sugar 1/2 C brown sugar 3 large eggs 2 t vanilla 1 C chopped macadamia nuts […]

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Layered Chocolate-Caramel Cookie Bars

2/12/2015 meps 0

Base: 1-1/4 C flour 1/2 C brown sugar 3/4 C grated coconut 1-1/3 C butter, melted Caramel filling: 1/3 C corn syrup 1/2 C butter 14 oz condensed milk Topping: 10-1/2 oz dark chocolate chips […]

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Lemon Crisps

7/14/2004 meps 0

Super-easy. Makes 4 to 5 dozen beautiful 2-1/2-inch cookies. 1 package lemon supreme cake mix 1/2 C cooking oil 2 eggs 1 t grated lemon peel 1 t grated ginger (optional) Pecan halves or whole […]

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Lemon Yummies

10/17/2009 meps 0

From Odessa of Bird-in-Hand, Pennsylvania. Mix and press into 9×13 pan: 2 C flour 2 sticks (1/2 lb) margarine 1/2 C confectioners sugar Bake 20 minutes at 350 F Mix and pour over crust: 1/8 […]

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Lime Snowball Cookies

6/10/2013 meps 0

I had a bottle of lime oil that hung around my kitchen for a couple of years, and I was always looking for things to do with it. I wish I’d had this recipe then! […]

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Lisa’s Chocolate Truffles

10/22/2004 meps 0

This is a wonderful Christmas recipe from Lisa Becker, who brought truffles to a potluck when we worked together at Battelle (about an eon ago!). That was the best work potluck I’ve ever been to […]

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Margaret’s Lucky Butterscotch Brownies

7/14/2004 meps 0

These are also known as Blondies or Toffee Bars. I found this recipe in Joy of Cooking back in 1983, when I was a cook’s helper at Sherwood Forest camp, on Willapa Bay, Washington. The […]

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Marilyn’s Basic Cookie Dough

4/26/2010 meps 0

Our friend Marilyn, of s/v Oryoki, makes the most wonderful cookies. Every time she makes them, they’re slightly different, but the chewy, satisfying basis is the same — and it’s much more healthy than your […]

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Mint-frosted chocolate cookies

6/16/2013 meps 0

These cookies are soft, a little like tiny brownies. My brother Hank loves them! Cookies: 1 C cocoa 2 C powdered sugar 2 C flour 2 t baking powder 1/2 t salt 1/2 C oil […]

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Mississippi Mud Brownies

7/14/2004 meps 0

These are the most gorgeous, awesome brownies I’ve ever seen (and eaten). This is a fantastic substitute for birthday cake: You can serve it at a party and eat it without a fork. This is […]

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Cookies & Candies

Mock Milk Fudge

7/28/2009 meps 0

1/2 C unsalted butter, softened 2/3 C powdered sugar 1-3/4 C milk powder 1 t milk or cream 1/2 t vanilla, orange, or almond extract Cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Using your hands, work […]

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Morale-Boosting Oatmeal Cookies

12/18/2010 meps 0

For a couple of years, our nearest active neighbor in the boatyard was a classic wooden motorsailor called Sea Fox. Bill and Kathy worked on the boat nearly every day, but unlike Flutterby, Sea Fox […]

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NANAIMO BARS

7/14/2004 meps 0

From a tourist brochure in (where else?) Nanaimo Bottom layer 1/2 C unsalted butter (Euro-style cultured) 1/4 C sugar 5 T cocoa 1 egg, beaten 1-3/4 C graham wafer crumbs 1/2 C finely chopped almonds […]

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NEIMAN-MARCUS $250 COOKIE RECIPE

7/14/2004 meps 0

(may be halved) An early Internet “hoax,” but probably an excellent recipe 2 cups butter 4 cups flour 2 tsp. Soda 2 cups Sugar 5 cups blended oatmeal 24 oz. chocolate chips 1 tsp. Salt […]

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Breakfast

No-Bake Energy Bars

10/6/2014 meps 0

1 C roasted almonds 1-1/4 C pitted dates (can substitute raisins for 1/2 C) 1 T dried coconut (unsweetened, if possible) 3/4 C water 1/4 C cocoa 2 T instant coffee powder 1 t chia […]

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Cookies & Candies

No-bake oatmeal cookies

8/12/2008 meps 1

¬†You can read about what happened when I tried this recipe in the article, “What’s a cross between fudge and cookie?” This came from Practical Sailor’s Mailport, Sept. 2007. They printed the recipe as proof […]

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Oatmeal Cheesecake Cranberry Bars

7/14/2004 meps 0

2 C flour 1-1/4 C quick-cooking oatmeal 3/4 C packed brown sugar 1 C butter, softened 12 oz cream cheese, softened 1/2 C granulated sugar 2 eggs 2 t lemon juice 1 t vanilla 1 […]

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Oatmeal Crunches

6/26/2006 meps 0

According to the 1972 cookbook we borrowed from Tina Morrison, entitled Cool Cooking: Recipes of Your Favorite Rock Stars, this was the Osmonds’ favorite “all-American” cookie recipe. Thirty-four years later, the cookies still taste great, […]

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Barry's family

Oatmeal Scotchies

7/14/2004 meps 0

Barry’s #1 favorite cookie, from his Mom. The company that makes the butterscotch chips has changed the recipe printed on the bag, but this is the original version, featuring orange extract. 1 C flour 1 […]

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Oatmeal Whoopie Pies

10/17/2009 meps 0

2 C brown sugar 2 C oatmeal 3/4 C margarine 2 eggs 1/2 t salt 2 C flour 1 t cinnamon 1 t baking powder 2 t soda in 1 T boiling water Cream together […]

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Brazilian

Olho de Sogra (Mother-in-Law Eyes)

7/6/2007 meps 0

1 C water 1-1/4 C sugar, divided 1 C grated coconut 2 egg yolks 1/2 t vanilla 1 lb prunes, pitted Whole cloves In a medium saucepan, simmer the water with 1 C of sugar […]

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One-of-each peanut butter cookies

1/16/2010 meps 0

I ate some of these crispy, gluten-free cookies at a party last week, and Carol said she got the recipe from Pam. Then Pam said she got it from someone else, who got it from […]

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ORANGE BALLS (NO-BAKE)

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 C shelled hazelnuts 1/2 C semisweet chocolate chips 1/2 C chopped dates 1 T grated orange zest 2 C vanilla wafer cookies 1-1/2 C powdered sugar 3 T Frangelico (hazelnut liqueur) or brandy 3 […]

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Orange-Apricot-Almond Shortbread Bars

6/10/2013 meps 0

1 C apricot preserves 3 T orange liqueur (Grand Marnier, Triple Sec, etc.) 1 C butter, room temperature 3/4 C sugar 1 t almond extract 2 C flour 1/4 t salt 1/4 C almond paste, […]

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Cookies & Candies

Ouzo cookies

2/3/2011 meps 1

Make a double batch of Powdered Sugar Cookies. Use 1 T Ouzo instead of the vanilla. After the cookies have cooled, glaze them with a mixture of Ouzo and powdered sugar. (Mix about 1/2 C […]

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Pancake mix sugar cookies

6/3/2013 meps 0

I always make pancakes from scratch, so I haven’t tried this yet. But once in a while, when someone is cleaning out their boat galley, I end up with their leftover pancake mix. Now I […]

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Brownies

Party Brownies

7/14/2004 meps 0

I originally found this on the back of the Western Family brand cocoa can. My sister, Daisy, tells me that’s because the Hershey’s cocoa can has the best chocolate cake recipe on the planet, so […]

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Cookies & Candies

Peanut butter and chocolate kisses

12/24/2004 meps 0

1/2 C butter 1/2 C peanut butter 3/4 C brown sugar 1/4 C sugar 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla 1/4 tsp salt 1-3/4 C flour 1 tsp baking soda 48 Hershey’s kisses, unwrapped Preheat oven […]

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Peanut Butter and Fudge Brownies with Peanuts

12/21/2006 meps 0

Kathleen Davis brought these to a recent holiday gathering at our house. She cut them into very tiny, elegant squares, which everyone seemed to appreciate. I’ve noticed that at parties, the smallest cookies on the […]

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Bars

3/27/2010 meps 0

18-oz package refrigerated sugar cookie dough, divided 2/3 C grape jam 3/4 C granola (without raisins) 3/4 C peanut butter chips Line a 9-in. square baking pan with foil and spray with cooking spray. Press […]

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Peanut butter chocolate-chip cookies

1/16/2010 meps 0

I made these as a bon voyage present for Dick and Larry on Ula G when they headed south in 2010. I hope they’ll remember their boatyard-bound friend Meps, the one waving sadly from her […]

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Pecan Pie Squares

11/23/2014 meps 0

2 C flour 2/3 C confectioners sugar 3/4 C butter (softened) 1/2 C packed brown sugar 1/2 t salt 1/2 C honey 2/3 C butter 3 T whipping cream 3-1/2 C pecans, coarsely chopped Grease […]

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PECAN SLICES

7/14/2004 meps 0

Cream 1/2 c. butter and 1/4 c. sugar Beat in well 1 egg; Combine 1 1/4 c. flour and 1/8 t. salt Add dry ingredients in about 3 parts to butter mixture blending well. Work […]

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Peter Paul Mounds and Almond Joy bars

10/22/2004 meps 0

From a “Top Secret” recipes cookbook 5 oz Eagle sweetened condensed milk 1 t vanilla 2 C powdered sugar 14 oz shredded or flaked coconut 24-oz package semisweet chocolate chips Blend condensed milk and vanilla. […]

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Pistachio Fudge

8/6/2009 meps 0

1/2 C sugar 1 C water 3 T butter, separated 1/4 t ground cardamom 1/2 C ground pistachios 1-2/3 C powdered milk (not reconstituted — just the powder) Splash of rose water Boil water and […]

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PISTACHIO HALVA

7/14/2004 meps 0

1-1/4 C shelled pistachios 1 C boiling water 2T milk 1/2 C sugar 1 1/2 T butter or ghee 1 t vanilla Put pistachios in bowl, top with boiling water, soak 30 minutes. Grease and […]

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Pogen’s Gingersnaps

10/22/2004 meps 0

1/4 C (1/2 stick) butter 1/2 C vegetable shortening 1 C packed brown sugar 1/4 C molasses 1 egg 2-1/4 C sifted flour 2 t baking soda 1/2 t salt 1 t powdered ginger 2 […]

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Cookies & Candies

Powdered sugar cookies

2/2/2011 meps 1

1 C butter or margarine 1 C powdered sugar 1 egg 1 t vanilla 1/4 t salt 1/2 t baking soda 2 C flour Optional ingredients: Chopped nuts, orange or lemon zest. If you have […]

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Cookies & Candies

Pumpkin Chocolate-Chip Cookies

7/14/2004 meps 0

From Barbie deLackner (Elizabeth Bolton)…irresistable, to both humans and cats. The feline in question survived, even though chocolate is bad for cats. Eating cookies meant for humans is also bad for cats, since the humans […]

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Cookies & Candies

Raspberry-Filled Brownies

7/14/2004 meps 0

1/2 C butter, softened 1 C sugar 2 large eggs 2 1-oz squares unsweetened chocolate, melted 3/4 C flour 1 C chopped walnuts 1/3-1/2 C raspberry jam (you can substitute orange marmalade or strawberry jam) […]

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Cookies & Candies

Razzle-Apple Streusel Bars

10/22/2004 meps 0

Crust and streusel: 2 C oats, uncooked 2-1/2 C flour 1-1/4 C sugar 2 t baking powder 1 C (2 sticks) butter, melted Filling: 3 C peeled, thinly sliced apples (about 3 medium apples) 2 […]

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Cookies & Candies

Rice Krispies Treats

7/14/2004 meps 0

What better way to take care of your gluten-free friends than a batch of Rice Krispies treats? I recently discovered a new, beautiful way to serve these. Instead of a 9×13 pan, press them into […]

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Barry's family

Rum Balls

7/14/2004 meps 0

Wickedly good…from Sharon Stellrecht 2-1/2 C crushed vanilla wafers (you can use graham crackers, but I’ve never tried it) 1C powdered sugar 2T cocoa 3T light corn syrup 1/4C rum (you can use bourbon or […]

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Cookies & Candies

Sand Tarts (Rollouts)

10/17/2009 meps 1

There’s a dark brown knot on the wooden board the family uses to roll these out. If you can’t see the knot through the dough, then you haven’t rolled it thinly enough. If you roll […]

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Brazilian

Saudades

7/22/2012 meps 0

I haven’t tried to make these, but if I ever come across sago flour, I will. They are Brazilian cookies of Portuguese origin, said to have a texture between a macaroon and a meringue. You […]

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Cookies & Candies

Scottish shortbread

1/3/2009 meps 0

Make this recipe on Thanksgiving weekend and serve it on Christmas eve. 3/4 lb butter, softened 1-1/4 C sugar 2 eggs 4 C flour Preheat oven to 350 F. Blend the butter, sugar, and eggs […]

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Cookies & Candies

Simplest Coconut Macaroons

1/19/2014 meps 0

3 egg whites 1/2 C sugar 1/4 t salt 14 oz package flaked coconut Preheat oven to 350. Whisk the egg whites together with the salt and sugar. Stir in the coconut. Drop by teaspoons […]

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Brazilian

Sonhos

7/22/2012 meps 0

These are kind of like gluten-free doughnuts. 1 C milk 1 T sugar 1/4 t salt 1 level C tapioca flour 4 egg yolks Oil for deep-frying 2 T powdered sugar 1 t cinnamon In […]

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Cookies & Candies

Stained Glass Cookies

12/9/2013 meps 0

These are beautiful, and you can even hang them as edible ornaments. 2-1/2 C flour 3/4 t salt 3/4 C butter, softened 3/4 C sugar 1 egg 1 t vanilla 8 oz bag fruit-flavored hard […]

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Appetizers

Sugared Walnuts

12/18/2007 meps 0

This makes a good food gift for friends and family. For a nice sweet and salty contrast, serve a bowl of these alongside a bowl of Tamari-Roasted Almonds. 2 large egg whites 1 C sugar […]

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Brownies

Super-Easy Brownies

3/28/2014 meps 0

This recipe only has one more ingredient than my most popular recipe, “Cake Mix Brownies,” but the results are much more dense, chewy, and chocolatey. 1/2 C + 2 T butter, softened 1 C sugar […]

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Cookies & Candies

The Best Oatmeal Cookies

4/5/2008 meps 0

This recipe comes from our young friend Eliza, who will be 9 in about a week. Her math class made several batches of these cookies — including a half batch, a doubled batch, a three-quarter […]

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Cookies & Candies

WHITE CHOCOLATE-PISTACHIO BALLS (NO-BAKE)

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 C white chocolate chips 2 C vanilla wafer cookies 1/2 C Irish Creme liqueur 1 t light corn syrup 1-1/2 C powdered sugar, divided 1-1/2 C shelled unsalted pistachios (can substitute slivered almonds) 1/2 […]

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Cookies & Candies

Whoopie pies

1/31/2006 meps 0

A decadent sandwich cookie, not to be confused with moon pies. Cookies: 2 C flour 1 C sugar 1 egg 1/3 C unsweetened cocoa 1/3 C shortening or oil 1-1/2 t baking soda 1 t […]

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Cookies & Candies

Woopie Pies

10/17/2009 meps 1

I copied the original recipe card that said “woopie,” which I suspect was misspelled. It should probably be “whoopie,” but I already had a whoopie pie recipe on the F-G. This version, however is an […]