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Anonymous asked in Food & DrinkCooking & Recipes · 9 years ago

What are some good cookie recipes?

I don't have chocolate, so I need a cookie that's vanilla or something. I don't want anything that's cakey, I want something soft and really chewy. I don't want it to be TOO plain (for example, snickerdoodles are too plain and not chewy or soft enough) but I've tried everything and it's never come out as good as I wanted them to. I don't have frosting or sprinkles so I can't decorate, that's why I'm not making cupcakes. Let me know what you think would be good.

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  • 9 years ago
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    Cinnamon Swirl Refrigerator Cookies :

    **parchment paper or small amount of vegetable shortening for preparing baking sheets...

    - Dough :

    1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature

    ½ cup granulated sugar

    2 large eggs

    1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

    3 cups all-purpose flour, plus additional for work surface

    2 teaspoons baking powder

    ½ teaspoon salt

    1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

    - Filling :

    1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar

    2 tablespoons ground cinnamon

    - Icing :

    2 ½ cups confectioners (powdered) sugar

    2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

    1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

    3 to 4 tablespoons milk

    Dough :

    -- In a large bowl of an electric mixer, combine butter and sugar; beat together until mixture is light and fluffy. Scrape down the sides and bottom of the bowl with a rubber spatula so the mixture blends evenly.

    -- Add eggs and vanilla; beat until thoroughly mixed.

    -- Add flour, baking powder, salt, and 1 teaspoon cinnamon; stir until mixed.

    -- .Pat dough into a 6 inch disc. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 2 hours.

    Filling :

    -- In a small bowl, combine brown sugar and 2 tablespoons cinnamon. Set aside.

    Assembly :

    -- On a lightly floured surface, roll dough into a rectangular shape and a ¼ inch thickness.

    -- Sprinkle brown sugar cinnamon filling mixture evenly over dough and press lightly into the dough with your fingers.

    -- Roll-up dough jelly-roll style, starting with a long side. Brush off any excess flour from the dough.

    -- Wrap in wax paper or plastic wrap and refrigerate until well chilled, at least 4 hours or overnight.

    -- .Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare 2 large baking sheets; lightly grease with shortening, or line with parchment paper, or line with a non-stick baking mat.

    Bake :

    -- Slice dough into ¼ inch slices and place 2 inches apart on baking sheets.

    Return remaining dough to refrigerator until ready to use.

    ** My favorite tool to cut refrigerator cookies is a stainless steel dough scraper; simply push the dough scraper straight down into the cookie for straight cuts. Or use a small kitchen knife to slice the cookies.... ;)))

    Bake :

    -- Bake 9 minutes or until cookies are set and the edges are just barely browned.

    -- Remove from oven and let cookies cool on baking sheet one minute. Remove cookies from baking sheets with a metal spatula and place on a wire cooling rack to finish cooling.

    Icing :

    -- In a small mixing bowl, combine confectioner’s sugar, butter, and vanilla; stir until mixed.

    -- Add enough milk so the mixture is a good drizzling consistency; stir until smooth.

    Drizzle on cooled cookies.

    ((makes about 6 dozen cookies...

    ~~

    Cinnamon Swirl Cookie :

    http://www.chocomolds.com/baking/cinncookie.php

    Real Good Cookies :

    http://www.food.com/recipe/100-good-cookies-127743

    Mocha Crinkles :

    http://cookierecipes.recipecottage.com/mocha-crink...

    ~~

    50 best cookie recipes.... :

    http://blisstree.com/eat/the-50-best-cookie-recipe...

    ~~

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    Half a cup of powdered sugar

    One quarter teaspoon salt

    One knife tip Turkish hash

    Half a pound butter

    One teaspoon vanilla-sugar

    Half a pound flour

    150 g ground nuts

    A little extra powdered sugar

    ... and no eggs

    Place in a bowl

    Add butter

    Add the ground nuts and

    Knead the dough

    Form eyeball-size pieces from the dough

    Roll in the powdered sugar

    and say the Magic Words:

    "Sim sala bim bamba sala do saladim"

    Place on a greased baking pan and

    Bake at 200 degrees for 15 minutes

    ...AND NO EGGS

    Bake at 200 degrees for 15 minutes

    ...and no eggs.

    Source(s): Die Eier Von Satan
  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    That's a very tall order, so I'm going to give you a favorite recipe website to check out. They have thousands of different types of cookie recipes.

    http://www.cooks.com/rec/ch/cookies.html

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