(The BEST) Chocolate Chip Cookies [UPDATED!]

One of my most requested baked treats are these chocolate chip cookies which are a version of the recipe found over a decade ago on the packaging of the generic Aldi brand chocolate chips! How about that for a recipe source? :) Modifications are minor. In fact, it might be only the doubling of the …

Snickerdoodles

Ingredients: 1/2 cup of shortening 1/2 cup of butter 2 eggs 2 tsp. cream tartar 1 1/2 cups of sugar 2 1/3 cups of flour 1 tsp baking soda 1/4 salt Sugar & cinnamon mixture (for cookies to be rolled in) 2 tbl sugar 2 tsp cinnamon I’ve been making these quite often lately. They’re …

Peanut Butter Cookies

These cookies are fairly quick and easy, and are a delicious treat! (I know this because they don’t last much longer than it takes to cool them off! They are a hit in the Campbell home!) Recipe adapted from Betty Crocker’s 40th Anniversary Cookbook Ingredients: 1/4 cup butter, softened 1/4 cup shortening 1/2 cup brown …

Lemon Crackers (But they’re really cookies…)

When I was a kid, my Mom would make these puffy, soft, delicious treats every once in a while, and we loved them!  I eventually found out that they were a recipe passed down through my Mom’s maternal side of the family from some distant Welsh relative.  (Her mom, and her grandma used to make …

Pumpkin Cookies

Cream the following ingredients: 3/4 cup butter 1 cup sugar 1 egg 1 cup pumpkin 1 tsp vanilla Mix in: 2 cups flour 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp soda 1/8 tsp cloves Drop on greased cookie sheet using a teaspoon. Makes about 3 dozen cookies. Bake at 350˚ for 12-15 minutes. FROSTING: 1 1/2 cups …