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Rocky Mountain Recipes 4-7-14

Macadamia Nut & Cocoa Cookies
Helen Druse • Lafayette, Colo.
1 c. Butter or margarine, softened
1 c. Confectioners sugar
1/3 c. Sugar
1 t. Vanilla extract
1 c. All-Purpose flour
1/2 c. Macadamia nuts, chopped
In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add vanilla. Combine flour and cocoa. Gradually add flour mixture to creamed mixture. Stir in nuts. Shape into 1-1/2-inch balls. Place 2-inches apart on ungreased baking sheet. Flatten with a fork. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-14 minutes. Remove to cool. Should yield about 3 dozen.

Double Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies
Patty Spellman • Yuma, Colo.
2 c. All-Purpose Flour, sifted
2 t. Baking soda
1/2 c. Brown sugar, firmly packed
1 c. Sugar
2 Eggs
1 t. Vanilla extract
1 c. Peanut butter, crunchy
1/2 c. Pecans, chopped
6 oz. Semi-sweet chocolate chips
6 oz. Peanut butter chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Sift together flour and soda and set aside. With an electric mixer, cream together butter and sugars together. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Add peanut butter and beat until well mixed. Stir in sifted ingredients. Add pecans, chocolate chips and peanut butter chips. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheets. Bake for about 12 minutes or until cookies are lightly browned.

Easy No Bake Cookies
Sharon Raasch • Imperial, Neb.
2 c. Sugar
1/4 lb. Butter or margarine
3 Tbsp. Cocoa powder
1/2 c. Milk
3 c. Oatmeal
1/2 c. Peanut butter, smooth or crunchy
1 t. Vanilla extract
Combine sugar, butter, cocoa powder and milk in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil and let the mixture boil a minute or so while stirring. Remove from heat and stir in peanut butter. When peanut butter has melted, add vanilla and oatmeal. Drop by rounded teaspoons onto waxed paper and let cool.

Chewy Oatmeal Cookies
Diane Klein • Loveland, Colo.
3 Eggs, well beaten
1 t. Vanilla
1 c. Raisins
1 c. + 1 Tbsp. Shortening
1 c. Brown sugar
1 c. Sugar
2 c. Oatmeal
1/2 c. Nuts, chopped
2 c. Flour, sifted
1 t. Salt
2 t. Baking soda
1 t. Cinnamon
Mix together eggs, vanilla and raisins and set aside for 1 hour. Cream shortening and sugars. Sift flour, salt, baking soda and cinnamon into sugar mixture. Mix well and blend in remaining ingredients. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes.

Great Butter Cookies
Chris Bryant • Johnson City, Tenn.
1 c. Butter
1/2 c. Sugar
3 c. Flour
1 t. Vanilla
Semi-sweet chocolate chips
Cream butter and sugar. Blend in flour and vanilla. Make into small balls and place on a greased cookie sheet. Indent center and add a chocolate chip. Bake at 350 degrees until light brown.

Cathleen Kuhlmann • Longmont, Colo.
2/3 c. Condensed milk, sweetened
3 c. Coconut
1 t. Vanilla
3/4 t. Almond extract
Mix all ingredients. Drop by spoon on greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes.

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