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Cake from Old Sweden

Cake from Old Sweden

Cinnfully delicious Cinnamon is one of those aromatic spices that conjure up memories of waking up to a familiar scent before making your way to the kitchen to partake in a homemade cinnamon roll dripping with icing. It is great mixed with sugar on toast, sprinkled on oatmeal or a sweet potato, or adding a […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Gluten-Free Texas Sheet Cake

Gluten-Free Texas Sheet Cake

Going GF For some, eating gluten-free has become a fad, but it is a necessity for those who have a sensitivity to gluten. Gluten-free ingredients have come a long way in the past few years and are often available at your local grocery store. This month, one reader submitted her own gluten-free flour mix. We […]