Recipe: Sugar cookies

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Recipe:Sugar cookies

Recipe type: Dessert
Number of serving: 3 serving/b]gs
Preparation time: 1 hour
Cook time: 8 minutes
Ready in: 1 h, 8 m
Difficulty: Easy
Calories: 2094 Kcal | ProPoints: 55


2 sticks of butter
1.5 cups of sugar
5 cups of sifted flour
4 eggs
2 teaspoons of vanilla
2 teaspoons of baking powder
1/2 teaspoon of salt

Sugar cookie recipe:

Sugar cookie recipe is very simple and yet delicious.

It is cooked by my mom for at least 2 decades now. The recipe is good for any occasion: Christmas and Valentine's Day, New Year or Halloween.

Step 2: Take the 2 sticks of butter and cut them in small pieces. If you just took the butter out of the fridge, then let it soften a little, so that you could work with it. (It takes 15-20 minutes)

To you softened and chopped butter add the 1.5 cups of sugar. Mix the butter and sugar very well, until it will start forming one butter-sugary mix.

Then add 2 teaspoons of vanilla sugar or vanilla extract.

Add to the mix 4 large eggs and 2 teaspoons of baking powder.

Mix everything very well.

Finally, add 4.5 cups of sifted flour. Mix very well until the dough will form. (If you see that the dough is not too hard then add another 0.5 cup of flour if you feel that you will be able to knead it and then cut the cookies out then leave as it is.

It is important to put this dough in a fridge for at least an hour or overnight, then it will be easier to work with. Put the dough in a fridge for an hour.

In 1 hour, take the dough out of the fridge, cut in 3 parts, knead each one a little and then roll out the layer and cut your cookies. (the layer should be about 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick)

Recipe and photo credit to: PETIT CHEF

Heart-shaped sugar cookies

Recipe type: Dessert
Number of serving: 8 servings
Preparation time: 2 hours
Cook time: 6 minutes
Ready in: 2 h, 6 m
1/2 cup-shortening
1 stick butter(softened)
1 cup-sugar
2 egg
1 tsp-vanilla extract
3 cups-flour
2 tsp-cream of tartar
1 tsp-baking soda
1/4 tsp-salt
3 TBSP-heavy cream(whipped)
12 drops of pink food coloring or 2 drops of red food coloring
12 drops red food coloring


4 egg whites
4 cups-powdered sugar
1 tsp-cream of tartar
12 drops food coloring(You may add more)
12 drops of pink food coloring or 2 drops of red food coloring
Pink and Red colored sugar
You'll need some heart-shaped cookie cutters and 2 cookie sheets greased with nonstick cooking spray.


Cookies First
1. In a bowl, beat sugar, shortening, and butter on medium speed for 2 minutes.
2. Add eggs and vanilla extract.
3. Beat at same speed until combined.
4. In another bowl, sift flour, cream of tartar, salt, and baking soda.
5. Blend into shortening mixture with cream.

Add Some Color

6. Divide dough into 2 bowls equally.
7. Add pink food coloring to one bowl and red to the other.
8. Work color into each one until completely colored. ( You will need to wear plastic gloves)
9. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate both doughs for 2 hours.
Roll It Out and Bake....

1. Roll out each dough 1/8 inch thick on a flour-dusted surface.
2. Cut each dough with cookie cutters.
3. Place hearts 1 inch apart on baking sheet
4. Bake 6-8 minutes cool completely( Do Not Over Bake)
1. Beat powdered sugar, cream of tartar, and egg whites on low speed for 2 minutes.
2. Then again on high speed for 3 minutes
3. Divide icing equally.
4. Color half red and the other half pink.
Time To Decorate

Pink Cookies:

1. Spread with red icing.
2. Sprinkle with red colored sugar.
Red Cookies:
1. Spread with pink icing
2. Sprinkle with pink colored sugar
Let colors dry completely.

Credit recipe and photo to: PETIT CHEF

Chocolate chip jelly

Recipe type: Dessert
Number of serving: 5 servings
Preparation time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Ready in: 45 minutes
Very Easy
1 small packet agar-agar/seaweed (20g) -soaked to soften for 1/2 hour
50g sweetened chocolate chips
1 tsp vanilla essence
1/2 liter water

Boil the seaweed in the water until it dissolves.

Add the chocolate chips and essence into a mold.

Pour the seaweed liquid on top.

Gently stir all together .

Let it harden at room temperature and slice into any shape you prefer.

Credit recipe and photo to: PETIT CHEF

Cherry chocolate chip muffins

Recipe type: Dessert

Number of serving: 8 servings
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
Ready in: 40 minutes


1 1/2 cups flour
1/3 cup sugar
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 egg
1/2 cup milk
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 cup (1/2 bag) mini chocolate chips
1 cup frozen dark cherries (cut in half)

1) Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and chocolate chips in large bowl

2) In small bowl combine egg, milk and oil

3) Add liquid mixture to dry ingredients, stirring until almost moistened

4) Gently fold in frozen cherry halves, making sure not to over mix

5) Preheat the oven to 400 F

6) Spoon mixture into lightly greased muffin pans (or greased paper liners), filling 2/3 full

7) Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, checking first at 20 minutes

8) Remove from muffin pans, cool on a wire rack, and enjoy

Credit to: PETIT CHEF


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author avatar Mark Gordon Brown
25th Dec 2014 (#)

Not sure I would call these healthy recipes but they are yummy for sure.

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26th Dec 2014 (#)


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author avatar snerfu
25th Dec 2014 (#)

Lovely copies of great goodies for the Christmas season! Happy Christmas Erly and I will sure enjoy your delightful recipes.

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author avatar Erly
26th Dec 2014 (#)

Thank you snerfu...Have a Blessed Christmas...

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author avatar Fern Mc Costigan
25th Dec 2014 (#)

Another awesome story Erly, Happy Christmas!

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author avatar Erly
26th Dec 2014 (#)

Thank you Fern Mc Costigan!! Have a wonderful Christmas!!

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author avatar viewgreen
26th Dec 2014 (#)

Good receipt information to share herein. Happy Holiday my friend.

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author avatar Erly
26th Dec 2014 (#)

Thanks viewgreen....Happy Holidays too.God Bless!!

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author avatar tafmona
26th Dec 2014 (#)

thanks for sharing, hope you had a nice xmas day

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author avatar Erly
27th Dec 2014 (#)

Thank you Tafmona, I always have a very nice and wonderful Christmas with my family.

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