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Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Making a Master Cookie Mix

Making a master cookie mix can come in handy.
It will save you a time when you want to make some cookies.

This recipe is the basis for making 3 different types of cookies:
Oatmeal Chippers
Raisin Spice
Peanut Butter


This will make 6-1/2 quarts, or 26 cups, of mix.

Get the biggest pan or bowl you have to mix it up in.

Ingredients:

8 cups flour
4 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoon baking powder
6 cups brown sugar
3 cups shortening
8 cups quick cooking oats

Mix this all together really well and store in bags or jars and seal well.

To make the Oatmeal Chippers:
Add 6 cups master mix, 2 eggs, 1/2 cup milk, and 2 teaspoons vanilla extract to a bowl.. Add 2 cup of chocolate or other type of chip and 1/2 cup nuts(opt.)
Grease cookie sheets and drop by teaspoon onto them.
Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 12-15 minutes.

To make Raisin Spice:
Add 6 cups master mix, 1/2 cup milk and 2 eggs to a bowl. Mix well and add 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg, 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves, and 1 cup raisins.
Drop by teaspoon onto greased cookie sheets and bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 12-15 minutes.

To make Peanut Butter:
Add 6 cups master mix, 1/2 cup milk and 2 eggs to a bowl and add 1 cup peanut butter. Mix well and shape into 1" balls.
Place on greased cookie sheets and flatten by making a criss cross with a fork.
Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 12-15 minutes.

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Happy Baking!

2 comments:

  1. Good idea but not for me. I sure don't need cookies.

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    1. I don't think anyone needs cookies, Jo.

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