Cranberry Sprinkles Cookie Recipe

Yep, like I said, I’m busy cooking away in the kitchen. I hope to cook a new tasty recipe every day. I have a kitchen cabinet full of cake mixes, cookie mixes and pancake mixes and you’ll be surprised what you can do with a pancake mix. These Cranberry Sprinkle cookies are made with Hungry Jack Birthday Sprinkles Christmas Pancake mix.

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Cranberry Sprinkles Cookie Recipe

Ingredients:

• 1 cup brown sugar
• 1/4 cup Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
• 1/4 cup butter, softened
• 3 tablespoons milk
• 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
• 1 large egg
• 3 cups Hungry Jack® Complete Holiday Funfetti Pancake & Waffle Mix

OR
2 (7 oz.) packets Hungry Jack® Easy Pack™ Holiday Funfetti Pancake Mix

• 1/2 cup Extra sprinkles (we used about three different kinds to get an extra cup and I wouldn’t call it quite a cup )

1/2 cup dried cranberries

Preparation Directions:

1. HEAT oven to 350°F. Beat brown sugar, shortening, butter, milk and vanilla in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in egg.

2. BLEND in pancake mix and sprinkles and cranberries. Drop rounded tablespoonfuls of dough 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheet.

3. BAKE 10 to 13 minutes or until set in center and edges are lightly browned. Cool 2 minutes on wire rack. Remove

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Funfetti Stuffed Cotton Candy Cookies Recipe @Smuckers #HolidayTips

While I was at Smuckers (they paid for travel and accommodations and gave me samples), I picked out some Purple Funfetti icing to use at home and I decided to make these Cotton Candy Cookies. It’s a semi-homemade candy creation, or rather, I put two different kinds of store bought items together creating this fun fantastic creation.

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In this recipe I used a Cotton Candy Cookie Mix. My suggestion to make it home made would be to create a sugar cookie batch and when it’s ready to go into the oven gently mix in cotton candy until well mixed.

Funfetti Stuffed Cotton Candy Cookie Recipe

Ingredients:

1 bag of Cotton Candy Cookie Mix
1 egg (beaten)
1/2 stick (1/2 cup) butter Crisco
1 container of Pillsbury Funfetti Icing

Directions:

Mix the cookie mix, egg, and butter together according to the directions on the package

Cook the cookies for about 8 minutes in the oven at 375 degrees F.

Then spoon the icing on the bottom of one cookie then place the bottom of another cookie on top of the icing and sprinkle the sides of the cookie with the Funfetti sprinkles.

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Oh and I was wondering, which photo do you like more?

Better Together @Quaker and Milk & Our Mocha Cappuccino Hazelnut Chocolate Chip Cookies #Recipe #BetterTogether #AD

Disclosure: This is a compensated post on behalf of Quaker and all opinions are my own.

Quaker has partnered with The National Dairy Council and The Kroger Co. Family of Stores to bring you the Better Together program, where oatmeal and milk join forces to inspire delicious recipes that help make your family moments better when you are together. Whether it’s a Baked Autumn Apple Oatmeal with Raisins or Pumpkin Oat Streusel Muffins, Quaker wants the experts- you and moms everywhere, to showcase recipes that help you bring the family together. We love making cookies together and I came up with this recipe.

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Mocha Cappuccino Hazelnut Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients

· 1/2 cup Crisco® Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
· 1/2 cup Jif® Mocha Cappuccino Hazelnut Spread
· 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
· 1/2 cup sugar
· 1 large egg
· 2 tablespoons milk
· 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
· 1 cup All Purpose Flour
  3/4 cup Quaker Oats 
· 1 teaspoon baking soda
· 1/2 teaspoon salt
· 1 12 Ounce bag of large Dark Chocolate Chips

Directions

1. HEAT oven to 375°F.

2. BEAT shortening, Mocha Cappuccino Hazelnut Spread, brown sugar and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on high speed. Beat in egg, milk and vanilla. Add flour and Quaker Oats, baking soda and salt. Beat on low speed until stiff dough forms. Gently mix in the chocolate chips Shape into 1-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on baking sheet.

3. BAKE 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on pan 3 minutes. Remove to wire rack to cool completely.

Then of course you should enjoy!

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We sure did! And I love having a nice tall glass of milk with my cookies.

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Devil’s Food Box Cake Mix Cookie Recipe

For the Lee party I had to make cookies again. I made a ton of cookies and they were delicious. I had to share as many of them as I could so that I didn’t end up eating them all because they were so good. So I made this Devil’s Food Box Cake Mix Cookie Recipe.

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Devil’s Food Cake Mix Cookie Recipe

Ingredients:

1 box of Devil’s Food Cake Mix
2 eggs
1/3 cup vegetable oil (applesauce of you want to use something healthier)
2 cups chocolate chips

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees

Mix the cake mix, eggs, and oil, then gradually add the chocolate chips

Spoon onto cookie tray and cook in the oven for 8 to 10 minutes.

Cool on wire rack. Eat quickly because I was told they dry out quickly, wouldn’t know for sure because ours didn’t last more than a few hours.

These cookies are delicious. My husband and I have quite an addiction to the flavor of yellow cake mix. I was supposed to pick up more yellow cake mix at the grocery store because we’re out of cookies already. I guess I’ll be getting more cake mix next week. This recipe can be changed with any flavor of cake mix.

 

Love this recipe.

Box Brownie Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Today was one of those days I’ve been craving chocolate. Not only was I craving chocolate I was craving a lot of it and I used the kids as an excuse to fill my chocolate craving. The kids wanted a snack and I said how about cookies? And you can imagine how well that went over. YEAH!!! So I checked out what was in the pantry and I had a box of brownie mix that I wanted to use. So I made Box Brownie Chocolate Chip Cookies.

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Box Brownie Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Ingredients

1 Box Brownie Mix
1 Cup chocolate chips
1/4 cup oil
2 eggs

Directions:

Heat oven to 350 degrees
Mix all the ingredients together
Bake for 8-10 minutes
let sit 1 minute
Move to wire wrack to cool

Tasty Treat: High Altitude Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe with No Sugar Added

By Summer:

My FIL loves my cookies. I’ve always made them for him and have over the years designed recipes to tailor to his taste. We live in Seattle so all my recipes are just plain old “easy” when it comes to the science of cooking, but when we go on our annual ski vacation to Colorado, I’m forced to rethink my method. Here is what I do for High Altitude Chocolate Chip Cookies with no added refined sugar:

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High Altitude Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Ingredients:

2 Tablespoons butter, unsalted
½ cup apple sauce, unsweetened
½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon almond extract
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
½ cup honey
3 eggs
½ cup ground flaxseed
1½ cups flour
1 cup quick oats
1 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 325oF.

2. Combine all ingredients except chocolate chips in a stand mixer on stir or first level speed. Remove bowl and stir in chips by hand with spoon.

3. Cook in preheated oven for 15 minutes.

Let me also say, if you’re used to eating full fat and refined sugar cookies then you might think these cookies are interesting. That is a description from one of my friends who made my No Added Sugar Chocolate Chip Cookies posted to Mom Start on January 26. I don’t think those cookies fit her normal lifestyle and eating patterns; but my friends who do cut sugar and fat corners like I do, enjoy my cookies. So there’s my disclaimer!

Pretty Princess Puff Cookies Recipe

With all my Blah feelings I’ve been doing a lot of extra backing and eating, and eating and baking. Today we had more chocolate covered strawberries and last week I made peanut butter popcorn. MMMMM, I’m trying to eat my way into happiness. And you get to reap the benefits too with my recipes. I let Zoe do almost the entire recipe this time. I did the eggs and she did the rest. (this recipe was taken from the cookbook Pink Princess Cookbook, Zoe got for Christmas)

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Beat three egg whites until soft peaks form

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Then you add sugar and flavor of your choice and some gel dye if you choose, we didn’t have any dye and beat until stiff peaks form. Scoop out onto a foiled cookie sheet.

 

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Let the kids put sprinkles on of any kind and to their heart’s desire

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And more sprinkles

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and more sprinkles

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Pretty Princess Puff Cookies Recipe

Ingredients:

3 eggs
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla or other flavor
2 or 3 drops pastel gel food coloring
LOTS OF SPRINKLES

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 250 degrees

Line 2 cookie sheets with foil (easy clean up)

IN a large bowl beat 3 eggs until soft peaks form

With the mixer on, slowly add the sugar a spoonful at a time.

Then Add the tartar, extract and food coloring

Continue beating until stiff peaks form

Spoon mounds of mixture onto the cookie sheets, spacing them 1/2 an inch apart

Sprinkle with sprinkles

Place both cookie sheets in the oven and bake for an hour

Turn the oven off and leave the oven door closed for 10 minutes

Remove puffs from foil and let cool, store in an airtight container.

Pomegranate Cranberry Sugar Cookies Recipe

How many ways can you dress up a plain sugar cookie? We’re discovering that you can do so many different things with one simple recipe. To make these cookies you need to use your favorite sugar cookie recipe and then make an extra special icing, to use as filling or just as icing. For these cookies we used the Krusteez sugar cookie mix we purchased at Costco. Inspiration for this recipe was found at TheFoodNetwork.

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Pomegranate Cranberry Sugar Cookies Recipe

Ingredients:

1 recipe sugar cookie mix
6 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
4 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature
1/2 cup confectioner’s sugar
1 tablespoon pomegranate cranberry juice
Small pink & white sugar hearts, for decorating

Equipment: 2 1/4-inch round cookie cutter, 1 1/2-by-1-inch heart-shaped cookie cutter

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Directions

Prepare dough as directed on your recipe or package and chill for 2 hours.

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

Sprinkle the table and rolling pin with confectioner’s sugar and roll out dough to 1/8-inch thick. Or put in a cookie sheet, or baking pan flat to cook a solid cookie. cookie 1

If you try rolling out the dough follow these directions.

Move dough frequently to prevent it from sticking and add more confectioner’s sugar to the work surface and rolling pin as needed. With a 2 1/4-inch round cookie cutter, cut 72 dough rounds, re-rolling dough as needed. With a small heart-shaped cookie cutter (about 1 1/2-by-1-inch), cut hearts from the center of half the dough rounds. Place the rounds and cutouts about 1 inch apart on parchment -lined baking sheets. Bake until just set but not brown, about 6-8 minutes. Let cool on the pan slightly before transferring to a rack to cool completely.

Meanwhile, make the filling: In a small bowl, whisk together the cream cheese, butter, confectioner’s sugar, and pomegranate juice until smooth and fluffy.

Spread about 1 teaspoon filling on each round cookie and top with a cut-out cookie.

Place a red candy heart in the center of each. Leftover filling can be used to sandwich the small hearts together. Or Sprinkle generously with heart sprinkles.

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We don’t always end up with the same result but the taste of these cookies ended up being amazing. I don’t recommend eating the icing by itself but I do enjoy the end product no matter what it ends up looking like. YUM!

Tasty Treat Thursday Adorable Carrot Cake Cookies Recipe

We have a local farm spitting out great carrots though I’ve heard carrots are best after the first frost then they get some real sweetness to them. Nevertheless, I got 2 bunches from the farm specifically for making a carrot cake. Then my 4YO had a request; he’d like cookies instead … challenge accepted. Here is my recipe for Carrot Cake Cookies.

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Adorable Carrot Cake Cookies Recipe

Ingredients:

2 eggs
¾ cup milk
¾ cup applesauce, unsweetened
4 Tablespoons butter, unsalted and softened, divided
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon almond extract
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 cup + 2 Tablespoons brown sugar, divided
1 cup flour
½ cup wheat germ
½ cup quick oats
¼ ground flaxseed
2 cups (shredded) carrots
1 cup raisins
1 cup Bob’s Red Mill coconut, shredded unsweetened
16 ounces cream cheese
1½ cups powdered sugar
1 Tablespoon milk (2% or higher)

Directions:a dozen Carrot Cake Cookies

1. Preheat oven to 350oF. Grease your cookie sheets.

2. With your Kitchen Aid Stand Mix using the whisk attachment mix together eggs, milk, applesauce, 3 Tablespoons butter and extracts. While in stir mode add in cinnamon, baking soda and 1 cup brown sugar.

3. Wash carrots and remove greens with ¼ inch top of carrot.

4. Stop mixer and add shredding attachment to your Kitchen Aid Stand Mixer. Drop in flour, wheat germ, oats, and flaxseed into bowl with wet ingredients. While stirring in bowl, shred carrots.

5. Stop mixer and add carrots, raisins, and coconut to mix and stir until they appear throughout the dough.

6. Drop cookies onto baking sheet. Cook for 12 minutes or until golden brown. Regrease your cookie sheet for each batch!

7. In the meantime, boil carrot tops for 8 minutes or until tender enough to pierce with a fork. Quickly drain fluid and run cold water over tops. Place tops in a skillet with 1 teaspoon butter and 2 Tablespoons brown sugar.

8. While everything is cooling, whip together cream cheese, powdered sugar, and milk.

9. When cookies and carrots are cool, frost cookies and decorate with carrot tops.

Yields 4 Dozen

 

About Summer:

Summer is very active in our Local MOMS Club chapter, she is the mother of two adorable active boys, and is always thinking of ways to help others. She is a friend, a wife, and always busy as all mommies are. She is very active on Facebook, addicted to Geocaching and very interested in organic and green living while cooking up a storm.

A Little Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

This is just the best comfort food made to my liking – a little healthier (not much). But it’s the way I make them for my family and we like them, I hope you do too.

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A Little Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Ingredients:

½ cup light brown sugar
½ cup sugar
1 cup unsalted butter, softened
¼ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon almond extract
½ Tablespoon baking soda
2 large eggs
½ cup ground flaxseed
½ cup wheat germ
1½ cup flour
½ cup quick oats
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350oF.

2. Cream together sugars and butter. Add salt, almond extract, baking soda and eggs. Add flaxseed, wheat germ, flour and oats. When well combines add in chips and stir until they appear throughout the batter.

Drop tablespoons of batter onto cookie sheet. Cook for 10 minutes or until golden brown.

About Summer:

Summer is very active in our Local MOMS Club chapter, she is the mother of two adorable active boys, and is always thinking of ways to help others. She is a friend, a wife, and always busy as all mommies are. She is very active on Facebook, addicted to Geocaching and very interested in organic and green living while cooking up a storm.