Abigail's Secret Cookie Recipes

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favorite home baked cookie recipes along with Abigail's secret cookie recipe and Grandma’s
delicious tried and true cookies, warm advice, home-grown tips, culinary tricks, and life’s little quips.
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"Abigail's Secret Recipe"

Chocolatee Chocolate Cookies

1/2 cup margarine
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
2 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup cocoa
1 cup broken white chocolate pieces

Prepare cookie sheet(s) by greasing or non stick spray. Preheat oven to 350° F. Cream shortening, margerine, and sugar together. Add beaten eggs and vanilla. Mix dry ingredients together. Add dry mixture gradually to egg mixture, beating as you go. Add white chocolate pieces. Roll dough into 1" balls, place on cookie sheet, flatten. Bake 10 - 15 minutes. ENJOY!!

Tip: A little hot milk added to the butter/sugar mixture will aid the creaming process.

Easy Chocolate Chip Cookies

1 cup shortening
1/2 cup white sugar
1 cup brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla
2 eggs
2 1/4 cup flour
1 tsp soda
1 tsp salt
6oz chocolate chips

Prepare cookie sheet(s) ungreased or non stick spray. Preheat oven to 375° F. Cream shortening, sugars and add eggs and vanilla. Add to flour mixture, beat, then add chocolate chips. Drop by spoonfuls onto the cookie sheet. Bake for 8 to 10 mins. QUICK & EASY RECIPE!!

Tip: Brown sugar hard? To moisten it up, place a few slices of fresh apple into the bag or container and cover tightly. The sugar will be soft again in a day or two.

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Peanut Butter Lunchbox Cookies

1 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup shortening
1 cup brown sugar
2 eggs, beaten
2 cup flour
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla

Prepare cookie sheet(s) greasing or non stick spray. Preheat oven to 350° F. Cream peanut butter and shortening together. Add sugars, gradually beating until fluffy. Add beaten eggs. Mix flour and soda together. Add to peanut butter mixture. Roll into balls and place on cookie sheet. Flatten with fork. YUMMIE!!

Tip: Keep a dish of flour handy, dipping your fork before you flatten the cookies, prevents the fork from sticking.

Classic Ginger Snap Cookie

3/4 cup vegetable oil
1 cup white sugar
4 tblsp molasses
1 egg
2 cups flour
2 tsp cinammon
2tsp baking soda
1 tsp ginger
1/2 tsp salt

Prepare cookie sheet(s) greasing or non stick spray. Preheat oven to 350° F. Mix oil, sugar, molasses, egg together. Add dry ingredients and mix together. Roll into balls, dip in sugar, drop onto cookie sheet (they will spread as they bake) Bake for 10 mins. ADD TO YOUR VERY EASY RECIPES COLLECTION!!

Remember: True love sprouts from the heart and then is nourished through the stomach great recipes!

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Amazing Oatmeal Cookies

1/2 cup margarine
1/2 cup shortening
2 cups brown sugar
2 eggs beaten
1 tsp vanilla
2 cups flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
2 cups oatmeal

Prepare cookie sheet(s) by greasing or non stick spray. Preheat oven to 350° F. Cream shortening, margerine, and sugar together. Add eggs and vanilla. Mix dry indredients together and combine with egg mixture. Roll into 1" or bigger balls and place on cookie sheet. Flatten with fork in the traditional manner. Bake 10 - 15 mins. Add this one to your recipes that are great for the freezer!!

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Recipe for Snickerdoodles

1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup shortening
1 egg
1/2 tsp baking soda in 1/2 cup hot water
1 1/2 cup flour
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp cinammon

Prepare cookie sheet(s) greasing or non stick spray. Preheat oven to 375° F. Cream shortening and sugar together. Beat in egg. Sift flour, cinammon and salt together. Add to egg mixture along with soda/hotwater. Drop onto cookie sheet. Bake 10 - 15 mins. Note: try adding 1/2 cup nuts & 1/2 cup raisins to this recipe. MMMM!!



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Loves and hugs and cookies baking
Smiles and warmth and laughter making
Listening and learning and laughing some more
Always, always, an open door
All these things treasured so deep
In my heart, there to keep

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