Sunday, December 10, 2017

Christmas cookie recipes

BY JACKLYN STRINGER
I know everyone this Christmas is going to come across their favorite homemade sweet treat. Whether it is made by your mom, dad, grandma, grandpa, aunt, uncle, and whoever else that makes your favorite homemade treat. I’m going to share a few of my favorite holiday treats that my mother makes.
Momma’s Homemade Peanut Butter Cookies
  • 2 cups of flour  
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt       
  • 1 ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 ¼ cup sugar  
  • 1 cup butter (softened)     
  • 3 lg eggs     
  • 1 cup peanut butter   
  •  2 tsp vanilla
Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Mix flour, baking soda, salt,and set aside.          (self- rising flour will replace baking soda and salt). In a large bowl blend sugars,then add softened butter to form paste. Add eggs, peanut butter,and vanilla mix together. Then begin to add flour mixture. After all ingredients are mixed, put the bowl in the fridge to set for 30 minutes. Bake 12-18 mins depending on the oven.
Peanut Butter Balls
  • 4 cups Rice Krispies crushed
  • 2 cups peanut butter   
  • 1 lbs (box) pure cane powdered sugar      
  • 1 stick melted butter
  • 1 bar  almond chocolate bark   
Melt chocolate. Mix all ingredients except chocolate, roll into ball form, dip into chocolate. Put in the fridge to set, until chocolate is hardened.
Mississippi Mud Cookies  
Step 1:
3 tbsp cocoa
2 cups sugar
¼ cup milk
1 stick butter
Bring step one to boil, boil for 1 min. After boil take off heat add step 2.
Step 2:
1tsp vanilla
3tbsp peanut butter
3-3 ½ cups of oats
Then after mixing all these, drop onto cookie sheet by spoonfuls.

I hope you enjoy these wonderful recipes! These are just few of the many sweet treats we get to enjoy around my house. There are people who would even pay my mom to make them a batch of her peanut butter cookies. You just have to try these out yourself. Have a Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year!!!!!!!!!

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