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Make-Ahead Cookie Mix Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Vicki and Neil Frederiksen
Added: Saturday, September 13, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Basic Mix:
1 1/2 c butter 1 T salt
2 t baking powder 6 c flour
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Toffee Bars:
1 c brown sugar 2 c mix
5 T butter 1 egg
1 t vanilla
6 oz pkg(1 cup) chocolate chips
1/2 c chopped nuts
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Peanut Butter Cookies:
2 c mix 1/3 c shortening
1 c brown sugar 1 egg
1/2 c peanut butter 1/2 t vanilla
Optional: Chocolate candy kisses
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Chocolate Chip Cookies:
2 c mix 1/2 c sugar
1/2 c brown sugar 1 T butter
2 eggs
1/2 c chopped nuts
6 oz pkg(1 cup) chocolate chips
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Oatmeal-Raisin Cookies:
2 c mix 1/2 c sugar
1/2 c brown sugar 1 t vanilla
2 eggs
1/2 c raisins
1 1/2 c oatmeal
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Cut-Out Sugar Cookies:
2 c mix 1/2 c sugar
3/4 t vanilla 1 egg
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Butterballs:
2 c mix 1/2 c sugar
2 T butter 1 t vanilla
1 egg
1/2 c finely chopped nuts
powdered sugar

Directions:
Directions:
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Basic Mix:
Combine all ingredients and blend well. You can use an electric mixer. I use a food processor. Stores very well in tightly covered container in refrigerator for up up to 4 weeks.
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Toffee Bars:
1. Combine first 5 ingredients, blend until smooth and
spread in either 15x10 or 13x9 greased pan.
2. Preheat oven to 350 and bake in 15x10 pan for
12-18 min, or 13x9 pan for 17-24 min, until top
springs back when touched.
3. Immediately sprinkle with chocolate pieces and let
stand for 2-3 minutes to melt. Spread chocolate
over bars and sprinkle with nuts. Cool. I usually
lightly press the nuts with a flat spatulas to set them
into the chocolate. Cut into 1" squares.
Makes 3-6 dozen bars
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Peanut Butter Cookies:
1. Combine all ingredients and blend until smooth.
2. Shape into 1" balls, place on greased cookie sheet
and flatten crosswise with fork. Bake at 375 for
7-11 min, until lightly browned.
Optional: Peanut Blossoms
1. Make 1"balls and roll in sugar, places on cookie
sheet and bake at 375 for 9-12 minutes.
2. Immediately after removing from oven place a
chocolate kiss in the center of each cookie and
press down firmly so cookies crack around the
edge. Cool.
Makes about4 dozen cookies
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Chocolate Chip Cookies:
1. Combine first 5 ingredients until smooth and blend until smooth. Stir in chocolate and nuts.
2. Drop by teaspoonfuls 2" apart on greased cookie sheet and bake at 375 7-14 minutes until lightly browned.
3. Cool for 1 minute and remove from pan.
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Oatmeal-Raisin Cookies:
1. Combine first 5 ingredients, blend until smooth. Stir
in oats and raisins. Drop by heaping teaspoonful
onto greased cookie sheet.
2. Bake at 375 for 9-13 minutes until lightly browned.
Immediately remove from cookie sheet to cool.
Makes about 3 dozen cookies.
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Cut-Out Sugar Cookies:
1. Combine 1 c mix, sugar, vanilla and egg and blend
until smooth. Add rest of mix and knead on floured
surface until smooth.
2. Roll out 1/8" thick and cut into desired shapes.
3. Bake on lightly greased cookie sheets at 400 for
5-8 minutes until brown.
4. Frost and decorate.
Makes about 2 dozen assorted size cookies

Butterballs:
1. Combine first 5 ingredients, blend until stiff dough
forms. Blend in nuts. Form into 3/4" balls and place
on ungreased cookie sheet.
2. Bake at 375 for 11-16 minutes until lightly browned.
3. Cool slightly and roll in powdered sugar.
Makes about 3 dozen cookies

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I use this especially at Christmas time when I am making a lot of cookies.

 

 

 

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