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Polvorones

Cherry & Pistachio Polvorones

View all winning recipes and 2020 cookie contest entries. Print Recipe Cherry & Pistachio Polvorones Submitted by: Janice McNeely, Illinois Electric Cooperative Course Cookies Servings cookies Ingredients 2 cups (4 sticks) unsalted butter room temperature1 cup powdered sugar plus 1-14 cups for coating2 tablespoons pure vanilla extract1 teaspoon Salt1 cup shelled unsalted pistachios, about 4 […]

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Stroopwafels

View all winning recipes and 2020 cookie contest entries. Print Recipe Stroopwafels Second Place Submitted by: Rachel Peterson, Corn Belt Energy Corporation Course Cookies Servings dozen Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour1 tablespoon baking powder2 teaspoons ground cinnamon3 eggs3/4 cup sugar1/3 cup butter melted and cooled1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla Caramel filling 1/2 cup butter1 cup plus 2 […]

GermanChocCake-Cookies

German Chocolate Cake Cookies

View all winning recipes and 2020 cookie contest entries. Print Recipe German Chocolate Cake Cookies Submitted by: Chelsea Jennings, Eastern Illini Electric Cooperative Course Cookies Servings dozen Ingredients 2 sticks butter softened1 cup light brown sugar1 cup granulated sugar2 teaspoons vanilla2 large eggs beaten2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder1 teaspoon baking sodaPinch salt […]

Fudge Puddles

Fudge Puddles

View all winning recipes and 2020 cookie contest entries. Print Recipe Fudge Puddles Submitted by: Patricia Mahoney, Menard Electric Cooperative Course Cookies Servings cookies Ingredients 1/2 cup butter softened1/2 cup creamy peanut butter1/2 cup granulated sugar1/2 cup light brown sugar1 egg1/2 teaspoon vanilla1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour3/4 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon Salt Fudge filling 1 cup […]

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Peppermint Mocha Cookies

View all winning recipes and 2020 cookie contest entries. Print Recipe Peppermint Mocha Cookies FIRST PLACE Submitted by: Julia Herschberger, Coles-Moultrie Electric Cooperative Course Cookies Servings dozen Ingredients 1/2 cup butter softened1/2 cup granulated sugar1/2 cup light brown sugar1 egg1 teaspoon vanilla1/2 cup all-purpose flour1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder1 teaspoon baking soda1 […]

Cranberry-Pecan Shortbread

Cranberry and Pecan Shortbread

View all winning recipes and 2020 cookie contest entries. Print Recipe Cranberry and Pecan Shortbread Course Cookies Servings dozen Ingredients 1 cup butter softened3/4 cup granulated sugar2 tablespoons milk1-1/4 teaspoons vanilla2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon Salt3/4 cup dried cranberries chopped1/2 cup Pecans chopped2 tablespoons orange zest = 1 orange Course Cookies Servings dozen Ingredients 1 […]

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Gingerbread Macarons

View all winning recipes and 2020 cookie contest entries. Print Recipe Gingerbread Macarons Third place-Submitted by: Isabel Talamantes, Norris Electric Cooperative Course Cookies Servings dozen Ingredients Gingerbread shells 1/2 cup plus 1-1/2 tablespoons almond flour (65g)1/2 cup powdered sugar (50g)1/2 cup granulated sugar (50g)2 egg whites from large eggs (53g)1/2 teaspoon ground ginger1/4 teaspoon ground […]

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Frosted Apricot Cookies

View all winning recipes and 2020 cookie contest entries. Print Recipe Frosted Apricot Cookies Submitted by: Ellen Colbrook, Shelby Electric Cooperative Course Cookies Servings dozen Ingredients 1/2 cup butter softened1 3-ounce package Cream cheese softened1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour1/4 cup sugar1 teaspoon baking powder1/2 cup apricot preserves1/2 cup Pecans chopped Apricot Frosting 1/2 cup powdered sugar […]

My Mother’s Jumbo Raisin Cookies

My Mother’s Jumbo Raisin Cookies

Potpourri Over the past several months, readers have submitted recipes that didn’t really fall into any upcoming category of recipes. We decided to make use of these recipes and hope you enjoy trying them. Print Recipe My Mother’s Jumbo Raisin Cookies Submitted by: William Stroud, SouthEastern Illinois Electric Cooperative Course Cookies Servings dozen Ingredients 1 […]

Chocolate Covered Surprise Cookies

Chocolate Covered Surprise Cookies

Calling all chocoholics! Just the mention of chocolate can conjure up images of luscious sweetness slowly melting in our mouths. While chocolate has been around for thousands of years, there is a renewed interest in high-quality, handmade chocolates. Local shops are popping up across the state, and chocolate makes a wonderful gift for those hard-to-buy-for […]