vanilla flavored almond bark
15 1/2 ounces Nutter Butter cookies
bark following package directions.
Dip 2/3 of each cookie in melted candy, shaking
gently to remove excess coating. Place on wire
rack with waxed paper underneath.
For eyes, cut jellybeans in half and place on
Cool completely before removing from rack.
crunchy peanut butter
1/3 cup water
chocolate cake mix
MMs Plain Chocolate Candy
together peanut butter, eggs, and water.
Gradually add cake mix. Mix well.
Form dough into 1-inch balls. Place on ungreased
Flatten balls with bottom of glass dipped in
sugar. Pinch out 2 ears at top of cookie. Add M
M's (eyes) and red hots (nose). Press fork into
dough to form whiskers. Use a knife to carve out
Bake at 375 degrees for 8-10 minutes. Makes 4 1/2
butter, at room temperature
1 tablespoon butter, at room temperature
2/3 cup sugar
4 cups flour
Blackberry jam, with seeds
pound butter until creamy. Add sugar, a little at
a time, until all the sugar has been used. Add
the egg whites and flour to the butter and sugar.
Beat until the dough is well blended. Dip a
pastry brush into the tablespoon of butter and
lightly brush a very thin layer onto the cookie
With clean hands, roll the dough into golf ball
sized balls. Flatten the balls slightly, and
using your thumb, press a dime size dent into the
middle of each one. Place cookies, dent size up,
about 1-inch apart on cookie sheet. Bake about 12
minutes or until done.
Allow the cookies to cool on the cookie sheet for
a few minutes before moving them to a wire rack
with a spatula. When the cookies are completely
cooled, use a small spoon to fill the dent in
each one with jam. Makes about 3-1/2 dozen
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