Bake or Break Recipes

Entries from December 2007

Black and White Striped Cookies

December 11th, 2007 · Comments Off

Read and see more at Bake or Break. Recipe adapted from Cooking Light. Vanilla Dough 1 & 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1/4 cup butter, softened 1 large egg yolk 1 & 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 tablespoons ice water Combine flour and salt. In a separate bowl, beat […]

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Tags: chocolate · cookies

Kahlua Date Nut Bread

December 10th, 2007 · Comments Off

Read and see more at Bake or Break. 1 cup chopped, pitted dates 1/2 cup Kahlua 2/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar 2 tablespoons butter, softened 1 large egg 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 2/3 cup chopped pecans Preheat oven to 350°. Combine dates and Kahlua. Set aside […]

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Tags: bread · quick breads

Oatmeal-Cranberry Cookies

December 9th, 2007 · Comments Off

Read and see more at Bake or Break. Recipe adapted from Southern Living. 1 cup butter, softened 1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 large egg 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 cups sweetened dried cranberries […]

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Tags: cookies

Chocolate Chess Squares

December 7th, 2007 · Comments Off

Read and see more at Bake or Break. Recipe adapted from Southern Living. 1 (18.25-ounce) package chocolate cake mix 1 large egg, lightly beaten 1/2 cup butter, melted 1 cup chopped pecans 8 ounces cream cheese, softened 2 large eggs 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 16 ounces confectioners’ sugar, sifted Preheat oven to 350°. Combine cake […]

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Tags: bars · chocolate

Snickerdoodles

December 6th, 2007 · Comments Off

Read and see more at Bake or Break. Recipe from How to Be a Domestic Goddess. 1 & 2/3 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup butter, at room temperature 1/3 cup granulated sugar, + 2 tablespoons for rolling cookies 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla […]

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Tags: cookies

Pecan Date Cookies

December 5th, 2007 · Comments Off

Read and see more at Bake or Break. Recipe from Southern Lady. 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 & 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1 cup unsalted butter, softened 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup light brown sugar 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon […]

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Tags: cookies

Brownie Pudding Cake

December 5th, 2007 · Comments Off

Recipe from BH&G New Baking Book. Read more at Bake or Break. Cake 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup sugar 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa power 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 cup milk 1 tablespoon cooking oil 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 cup chopped pecans Preheat oven to 350°. Combine flour, sugar, cocoa, and baking powder. […]

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Tags: cakes · chocolate

Pistachio Oat Sandies

December 3rd, 2007 · Comments Off

Read and see more at Bake or Break. Recipe adapted from Taste of the South‘s Christmas Cooking. 3/4 cup unsalted butter, softened 1/4 cup shortening 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 & 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup quick-cooking oats 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup finely chopped pistachios, divided into 1/2 cup […]

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Tags: cookies

Chocolate Peanut Butter Munchies

December 2nd, 2007 · Comments Off

Recipe from BH&G’s Holiday Baking magazine. Chocolate Cookies 1 & 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/4 cup peanut butter 1 egg 1 Tablespoon milk 1 teaspoon vanilla Stir together flour, cocoa, and baking soda. […]

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Tags: chocolate · cookies · peanut butter

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

December 2nd, 2007 · Comments Off

Read about these cookies at Bake or Break. 1 cup butter, softened 1 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 & 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans 3/4 cup milk chocolate chips 3/4 cup peanut butter chips Preheat […]

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Tags: chocolate · cookies · peanut butter