1 cup butter, softened
2/3 cup sugar
1 Tablespoon vanilla
2 and 1/4 cups flour
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 cup powdered sugar
1/4 cup butter, melted
1/4 teaspoon rum extract
1 to 2 Tablespoons hot water
Heat oven to 375 degrees. In a large mixer bowl, combine 1 cup butter, sugar, egg and vanilla. Beat at medium speed until creamy. Reduce speed to low, add flour and nutmeg. Beat until well mixed. Press dough through cookie press 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 6-10 minutes until lightly browned.
In a small bowl, stir together glaze ingredients. Stir in enough hot water for desired glazing consistency. While still warm, brush top of each cookie with glaze.
Saltine crackers (about a sleeve and a half)
1 cup butter
1 cup dark brown sugar
2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
3/4 cup chopped pecans
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line and 11″ x 17″ sheet pan with parchment paper. Place the crackers in a single layer.
In a saucepan, combine butter and brown sugar, boil for 3 minutes.
Immediately pour over saltines and spread to cover crackers completely.
Bake at 400 degrees for 5-6 minutes. Remove from oven and sprinkle chocolate chips over the top. Let sit for 5 minutes. Spread melted chocolate, and top with chopped nuts. Cool completely and break into pieces.
3/4 cup butter or shortening
1 cup sugar
1 tsp vanilla
2 and 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
Soften butter (if using) and mix with sugar. Mix in eggs, one at a time. Mix in vanilla.
Blend in flour, baking powder and salt. Cover, chill at least one hour.
Heat oven to 400 degrees. Roll dough 1/8 inch thick on lightly floured surface. Cut in desired shapes. Place on cookie sheet covered with parchment paper. Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until very lightly browned around the edges.
Rich and similar to Mrs. Field’s cookies, this recipe is large, so consider making a half or quarter batch.
2 cups butter 2 cups sugar 2 cups brown sugar 4 eggs 2 teaspoon vanilla 4 cups flour 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoon baking soda 2 to 3 cups oatmeal 2 teaspoon baking powder 24 oz. package chocolate chips One 8 oz. Hershey chocolate bar, chopped 3 cups walnuts, chopped
Cream together butter and sugars. Add eggs and vanilla. Mix together dry ingredients (except for chocolate and walnuts). Add to butter and sugar mixture. Stir in chocolate and walnuts. Make golf-ball size cookies. Place 2 inches apart on cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for 6 minutes. Makes approximately 112 cookies.
Ingredients: 2-1/4 cup sugar, divided 2/3 cup butter 2 large eggs 1 tsp vanilla 1 cup sour cream 5 cups flour, sifted 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 1-1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp nutmeg
Gradually blend 2 cups sugar into butter, cream thoroughly. Add eggs to sugar mixture, beat until fluffy. Stir vanilla & sour cream into sugar mixture. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt & nutmeg. Mix the dry ingredients and add gradually to the sugar-butter mixture. Chill dough before rolling. Sprinkle with remaining sugar. Bake at 400 degrees for about 6-8 minutes.