On The First Day of Christmas Cookies

On The First Day of Christmas Cookies.
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I thought I’d bake for you. . .

Peanut Butter Fingers

yields 3 dozen Bar Cookies

Cream together:
½ cup margarine
½ cup sugar
½ cup brown sugar (packed)

Blend in:
1 unbeaten egg
1/3 cup peanut butter
½ teaspoon soda
¼ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon vanilla

Stir in:
1 cup flour (sifted)
1 cup quick cooking rolled oats

Spread in greased 9×13 pan
Bake 350º for 20-25 minutes
Immediately when you remove them from the oven, sprinkle with 1 cup
semi-sweet chocolate morsels. Let stand 5 minutes, spread evenly.

Combine:
½ cup powdered sugar
¼ cup peanut butter
2 to 4 Tablespoons evaporated milk ~ making a pour able consistency, not to
runny

Drizzle with frosting mixture.

Cool and cut into bars.
These freeze well.

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recipe from my Mother-In-Law

Cookie Tip 101

Cookie sheets ~ Check your recipe and make sure it calls for greasing the
baking or cookie sheet. If the recipe doesn’t, it could make your cookies
spread
out and be much flatter than they should. Another thing, wash and cool your
ungreased baking sheets between each batch of cookies.

I just love kitchen gadgets. Last year I bought a Silpat® baking sheet liner
and I must say, all my baking came out picture perfect. My cookies baked
evenly,
and there were no overcooked or burned edges. It was one of the best things
that I have found worth the money.

Cool your cookies for 1 minute on the cookie sheet. Then transfer them onto
wire racks to cool completely before storing them.

Handmade Gifts from the Heart

Mocha Coffee Gift Mix

1/3 cup instant coffee
1 cup nonfat dry milk powder
2/3 cup non-dairy powdered coffee creamer
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Grind the instant coffee in a grinder or put it through a fine metal
strainer to make the consistency as fine as possible.
Put all ingredients in a small bowl and stir until well-blended.
Spoon into jelly jars and seal tightly.
Makes 3 1/2 cups.

Cut a circle of fabric large enough to cover the jar top, and hang over the
edges halfway down. Tie with ribbon or jute. Print the following
instructions
on a card and tie onto the jar.

Serving: 1/4 cup Mocha Coffee. Add 3/4 cup boiling water and stir until
dissolved. Top with whipped cream.

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