Cookie Recipes


Cookie Recipes include No Bake Oatmeal Cookie, Spry Christmas Cookie, a sugar cookie, and a Chocolate Brownies Recipe.

Also included are baking tips and packing and shipping tips.

Do you love to find good cookie recipes to bake from scratch? You are at the right place.

I have selected the best for you.

At eight years old, I baked my first cookies using Mama's old Spry Shortening cookbook.

After all these years, I can remember vividly, the wonderful experience of how delicious and tender they were.

Grocery shelves are filled with cookies. Some are delicious... all are convenient.

But, you can't buy in a box the fine flavor and pleasure of making them from scratch.

Nor the nostalgic memories of eating a hot chewy or crunchy cookie, fresh from the oven.

Some of these are quick and easy to make. Others take more time. All are super delicious... well worth your time and effort.

Baby Ruth Cookies
An Old Fashioned Cookie Recipe made by adding chopped Baby Ruth Candy Bars made of caramel, chocolate, and roasted peanuts to the batter.

Included is a fascinating story on the origin and naming of the Baby Ruth Candy Bar.

Brownies
These Brownies are made with self-rising flour, chocolate and nuts that give them a small cake like quality.

They are topped with a yummy Fudge Frosting that makes them a moist, scrumptious cookie.

Chocolate Chip Cookies
All time favorite of young and old, made with less sugar.

Delicious! Easy to make.


Continental Cookie
Our best! Made with cardamom and coriander spices, filled with current jelly and topped with slivered almonds.

A family Christmas tradition in many homes including mine!

Easy Peanut Butter Cookies
Includes a recipe for the Best Peanut Butter Cookies that is flavored with honey and Homemade Peanut Butter (Instructions included).

Ladyfingers
These delicate, delicious cookies are made from a sponge cake batter then sprinkled with powdered sugar and nuts, if you prefer.

They are so much fun to make!

No Bake Cookie Recipe
Blue Ribbon winner in the 1970's.

Peanut butter, coconut, and graham crackers rolled into balls and dipped in chocolate or butterscotch coating.

They melt in your mouth. Delicious!

No Bake Oatmeal
Made with Oatmeal, Cocoa, Peanut Butter, and Pecans. Yummy!

Old Fashioned Oatmeal
Makes great snacks for children because of nutrients in oatmeal and raisins.

Snowballs
Also known as "Mexican Wedding Cookies", these are delicate round, white balls rolled in powdered sugar and often served at Mexican weddings and at Christmas time.

They are a delightful treat for everyday fare.

Spry Christmas Cookie
Quick and easy to make. Just mix ingredients, roll in sugar, and bake.

No need to roll and cut.

Vanilla Wafer Cookies
Recipe makes 7 1/2 dozen crisp, buttery cookies that cost less and are  more delicious than store bought.

Whoopie Pies
Soft, chocolate cake like with a yummy marshmallow filling.

Suitable for lunch boxes or picnics.

Cookie Baking Tips

If the recipe lists butter as the fat ingredient it is important not to substitute margarine or other vegetable shortening unless noted or for health reasons.

You will not attain the buttery taste intended.

The texture could also become altered.

It is also important to follow the mixing instructions precisely.

Creaming butter or other fat listed with sugar until light and fluffy starts the sugar dissolving and incorporates air into the batter producing a lighter and more delicate cookie.

Packing And Shipping Tips

  • Choosing the type of cookie to ship is detrimental to their arrival condition. So is the correct packaging.
  • Cookies that are thin and or fragile before shipping will almost certainly arrive crumbled.

    So will loosely packaged ones.
  • Sturdy boxes with lots of packing fillers is vital.
  • The fastest shipping medium available for quick delivery should be used.

    First class or priority mail in sturdy boxes provided by the USPS is an excellent choice.
  • A safe way to pack is to place a few in a zip lock soft fitting plastic bag, seal it and place several bags close together in an inner box.
  • Place the inner box in a strong sturdy outer box with lots of packing filler surrounding it.
    Secure the outer box with strong acceptable shipping tape.
  • Ship for overnight delivery, if possible.

    Don't forget to ship early around the Holidays to our servicemen and servicewomen.



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