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Sugar Cookie Bars

On March 2, 2020 By admin

These delightful creatures taste like one of my favorite Provo bakery’s cookies. I won’t say which bakery.

1 cup butter
2 cups granulated sugar
4 eggs
5 cups flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp coconut extract

Mix everything together in a bowl. Dough will [...]

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Cooking School: Cookie Basics

On November 15, 2014 By admin

Basic Cookie Dough:
The recipe below is a combination of a few recipes. Enjoy.


2 and 1/2 cups flour (a little more than this is BETTER than a little less)
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon corn starch (optional!! It offers your cookies a “soft baked” [...]

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Heart Day approaches and you need to make these. I’ve posted and reposted this but there is not a better sugar cookie. Enjoy, and happy Valentine’s Day.

The Best Sugar Cookie Recipe

1 cup shortening (butter flavor is best)
2 eggs
2 cups sugar
1 [...]

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Cookie: Golden Graham Goodness

On August 21, 2012 By admin

I’ve told you I don’t like cereal. But I should be clear. I don’t like cereal as a breakfast–it is simply not meant to be a meal. In fact do you remember when we were growing up, cereal was always advertised as “part of a complete breakfast”–which included a slice of toast and a glass [...]

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Baked Good: Mint Brownies

On July 17, 2012 By admin

There is a famous pastry at my alma mater. The mint brownie. Most students love it, a few hate it. You judge for yourself.

Mint Brownies
This confection consists of three different layers: A brownie-like base, a mint filling, and a chocolate frosting. The recipe below makes a large batch (2 9×13 lasagna pans [...]

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Hello friends.

Once in a while I’ll use a recipe so much that over time it morphs into a slightly different recipe. You may remember that I told you about my favorite Oatmeal Chocolate Chip recipe that I used…um…a little too much last summer. This summer, I’m using it just as much. But [...]

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Valentine’s Day sugar cookies. Need I write more? I’m re-posting this today so you can be prepared next week. I’ve tried too many sugar cookie recipes to count. This is the best. Don’t mess around and take my word for it.

Originally published February, 2008

Valentine’s Day is a very big deal at our house. [...]

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Cookie: Soft Ginger Snaps

On November 9, 2011 By admin

I love ginger snaps. But must they snap? I’ve never been a fan of the snapping. If you are getting on the roller coaster ride that is Holiday Cooking, here is a ticket. Add this soft cookie to your list. It is a staple in our home. Not only do these taste amazing, they make [...]

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It is that time of the year. Can you believe it? Time for costumes, cinnamon sticks, orange leaves, and oh so much more. I thought we’d ease in to the beauty of autumnal life with an oldie but goodie. I’m sure many of you already have a pumpkin cookie recipe. But who doesn’t love these [...]

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I’ve been told that one of my greatest talents in life is my ability to invite myself to anything. It’s true. I have a knack. Cringe worthy, yes. Useful? Depends on the circumstance.

Well, I have invited myself into an actual family. Yes, a family. The Tueller sisters. If you don’t know a Tueller, you [...]

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