Tuesday, April 15, 2008


Who doesn't love cookies? Over the years we have baked thousands of cookies. We often give them away, take them to our favorite places such as Blockbuster and of course enjoy them ourselves. I'd like to share a few cookie recipes:

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies

1 1/4 cups flour
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
1 egg
2 cups chocolate chips
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup chopped peanuts
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
3/4 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar

In a small bowl combine flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. In a seperate bowl, beat together the butter, sugars and peanut butter. Beat in the egg and vanilla. Slowly add in the flour mixture. Stir in the chocolate chips and peanuts. Drop by spoonfull onto baking sheet. Press to create 2 inch circles. Bake at 375 for 7-10 minutes.

Pumkin Spice Iced Cookies

2 1/4 cups flour
1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 3/4 cup solid pack pumpkin
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
2 cups chocolate chips

In a medium bowl, combine the flour, pumpkin pie spice, baking powder, baking soda and salt. In a large bowl beat the butter and sugar until creamy. Beat in pumpkin, eggs and vanilla. Slowly beat in the flour mixture. Stir in chocolate chips. Drop by rounded teaspoonful onto baking sheets. Bake at 375 for 15-20 minutes. Cool completely before adding glaze.

Vanilla Glaze

1 cup powdered sugar
1 tablespoon milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Mix well and drizzle over cookies.

Audrey :)


Kristen Andrews said...

oooh I love cookies! Thanks for stopping by my blog. I am a wahm mom also and a big fan of tupperware it lasts forever. Please stop by again!

Unknown said...

I love pumpkin cookies and that glaze sounds great too. What kind of cookies do you use the glaze with?

Kyra said...

I am SO trying out these recipes!

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