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Vanilla Chip Maple Cookies (7 doz)

February 5th, 2010 by tucsonbb

B&B Recipes: Maple Cookies

  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine (softened)
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. maple flavoring
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 cups white chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine (softened)
  • 4 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 tsp maple flavoring
  • 4-6 tbs. milk
  • 3 1/2 cups pecan halves
  1. Pre-heat over to 350 degrees. Cream the shortening, butter & Brown sugar.
  2. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  3. Beat in the vanilla & maple flavoring.
  4. Combine the flour & baking soda & gradually add to creamed mix.
  5. Stir in the white chips & pecans.
  6. Drop by rounded tbs. 2″ apart onto ungreased baking sheets.
  7. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Cool for 2 minutes before removing to wire racks.
  8. Cream butter & confectioners’ sugar.
  9. Beat in maple flavoring & enough milk to achieve spreading consistency.
  10. Front cooled cookies & top each with a pecan half.

Aunt Mary Dillon’s Praline Cookies (3 doz.)

February 5th, 2010 by tucsonbb

B&B Recipes: Praline Cookies

  • 1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 8 tbs. unsalted butter
  • 2 1/2 cups light brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup sifted confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 cup pecan halves, toasted & broken into large peices
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Sift together flour, baking powder, & salt in medium bowl. Set aside.
  2. Cream butter & 1 1/2 cups light brown sugar until light & fluffy.
  3. Add egg & vanilla & beat.
  4. Add dry ingredients & beat on low.
  5. Drop batter in rounded tsp. onto ungreased baking sheets about 2″ apart.
  6. Bake until firm & barely golden, 10-12 minutes.
  7. Transfer cookies to wire rack to cool.
  8. In small saucepan combine remaining 1 cup light brown sugar & Cream & bring to boil over medium heat.
  9. Cook, stirring constantly for 2 minutes.
  10. Remove from heat & add confectioners’ sugar, whisking until smooth. (If frosting thickens, thin with cream)
  11. Add pecan pieces & spoon about 1/2 tsp. praline mix onto each cookie.
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