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Desserts, Nebraska

The Best Sugar Cookies

This is my Grams recipe for sugar cookies — these melt in your mouth and are just wonderful.  I would not use these for icing/decorating style cookies – there are other recipes better suited for decorating — this contains too much oil/butter, and really won’t hold up well with heavy icings.  Just a sprinkle of […]

Christmas, Desserts

Pecan Butter Cookies

These cookies are an annual Christmas tradition.  I’ve been making these since I was about 10 years old.  My son and I make them together every Christmas Eve.   Pecan Butter Cookies 1/2 cup butter, softened2 tablespoons sugar1 tablespoon vanilla1 cup pecans, chopped1 cup flour1 cup powdered sugar (10x or icing sugar) Mix the butter, […]

Christmas, Desserts

Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars

Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars 2 cups peanut butter (smooth or crunchy)4 cups powdered sugar (10x sugar or icing sugar)1/2 cup butter3 cups of a crunchy cereal, like rice chex2 cups chocolate chips1/2 cup of chopped peanuts In either a sauce pan, or the microwave, melt 1/2 cup of butter and set aside. Mix the peanut […]