Christmas Recipes

Recipes for Christmas – Holiday Recipes

No Bake Chocolate Balls December 14, 2007

No-bake chocolate balls Chocolate, Christmas, Cookies Yield: 48

servings

1 c Brown sugar

1 c Granulated sugar

1/2 c Milk

1 t Vanilla

1/2 c Cocoa powder

3 c Quick cooking oats

1 c Sweetened desiccated coconut

1 c Diced glac, or maraschino

Cherries

1/2 c Chopped walnuts, optional

Icing sugar

In medium saucepan, combine brown sugar, granulated sugar, cocoa powder and

milk. Over medium heat, bring to a boil, stirring, until

sugar is dissolved. Pour into bowl; stir in vanilla, add oatmeal,coconut, cherries and walnuts if using. Cool to room temperature(about 1 hour). Shape into 1 1/2″ balls. Roll in icing sugar. Store in airtight container in single layers between waxed paper.

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Christmas Recipes – Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Cookies October 25, 2007

Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

2 sticks butter

1&1/2 cups sugar

2 eggs

2 tsp. vanilla

2 cups all purpose flour

2/3 cup cocoa

3/4 tsp. baking soda

1/2 tsp. salt

12 oz. (or 2 cups) Reese’s Peanut Butter Chips

In large bowl, cream together butter, sugar, eggs (one at a time) and

vanilla until fluffy. Combine dry ingredients (except chips); add to

creamed mixture. Beat well. Fold in chips. Drop dough by

tablespoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheet. Flatten slightly with

fork. Bake at 350 for 8-10 minutes. Cool. Makes 4 dozen 2&1/2-inch

cookies.