Cookie Swap Recipes

By NEMS Daily Journal

Pecan Pie Muffins
(Myra Guyton)
1 cup chopped pecans
1⁄2 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup packed brown sugar
2⁄3 cup butter, melted
2 eggs
Combine all ingredients and mix well. Spray miniature muffin pan with non-sticking spray mixed with flour (Baker’s Joy). Fill each muffin cup 3⁄4 full of batter. Bake at 350 degrees for 18 minutes.
Makes about 24 muffins.

Old-Fashioned
Tea Cakes
(Gladys Randle)
13⁄4 cups oil
4 eggs
4 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups sugar
4 cups self-rising flour
Beat oil, eggs and vanilla with a fork. Add sugar and flour. Drop by teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 325 degrees on top rack of oven for about 12 minutes. Remove tea cakes from pans as soon as you take them out of the oven.

Corn Flake Cookies
(Brenda Smith)
2 sticks salted butter
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup brown sugar
1 egg
31⁄2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup vegetable oil
1 cup crushed corn flakes
1⁄2 cup coconut
1⁄2 cup chopped pecans
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon vanilla
1⁄2 teaspoon salt
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream butter, sugars and egg. Add flour alternately with oil. Stir in remaining ingredients. Drop by teaspoons onto baking sheet. Bake at 12 minutes until lightly brown.
Makes 70 to 75 cookies.

Pecan Pie
Surprise Bars
(Nellie Witt)
1 box Pillsbury yellow cake mix, divided
1 egg
1⁄2 stick margarine, melted

Filling
1⁄2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
11⁄2 cups dark corn syrup
3 eggs
1 cup chopped pecans
Grease a 9×13-inch cake pan. Reserve 2⁄3 dry cake mix for the filling. In a large mixing bowl, combine remaining dry cake mix, egg and melted margarine and mix until crumbly. Press into prepared pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes until light brown.
For the filling, combine brown sugar, vanilla, corn syrup, eggs and reserved dry cake mix in a a large mixing bowl and beat on medium speed for 1 to 2 minutes. Pour filling over partially baked crust. Sprinkle with pecans. Return to oven and bake for 30 to 35 minutes, until filling is set. When cool, cut into bars.

Quick and Easy
Peanut Butter Cookies
(Nobie Gunter)
1 cup sugar
1 cup peanut butter
1 egg
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine sugar, peanut butter and egg. Roll dough into 1-inch balls. Place on a cookie sheet and flatten each ball with a fork. Bake for 10 minutes – no longer.
Note: This recipe contains no flour.