Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Cookie Jar Cookies


1/2 cup stick margarine
2 cups brown sugar
2 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup chopped nuts

In a 3 quart pan, melt margarine. Remove from heat. Stir in sugar until dissolved. Cool slightly; beat in eggs and vanilla. Mix baking powder and salt with flour, add to pan, mixing well. Fold in nuts. Pour into greased 9X13 inch baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 25 to 30 minutes. Cool. Cut into squares.

Walnut Cookies

1, 18 1/4 oz. yellow cake mix
2 cups dry oatmeal
 1/2 cup sugar
1 cup vegetable oil
3 eggs
1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup finely chopped walnuts

In a mixing bowl, combine the cake mix, oats and sugar. Beat in oil, eggs and vanilla. Stir in nuts and cinnamon. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees F for 12 to 14 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to rack or brown paper sacking to cool. Makes 6 dozen