This Applesauce Kielbasa Makes for an Easy Party Appetizer
2 lbs. fully cooked kielbasa sausage 3/4 cup brown sugar 1 cup chunky applesauce 2 Tbsp. Dijon mustard 2 cloves garlic, minced Preparation: Cut kielbasa into 1" pieces and combine with brown sugar, applesauce, and mustard in 3 quart crockpot. Cover and cook on high for 2 hours until thoroughly heated. 12 appetizer servings. Everyone raves about this when I make it! & it's super easy!
Cranberry Tea Cookies (a great Christmas cookie idea) Makes 35-40 cookies 2 sticks salted butter at room temperature 1/2 cup sugar 2 T milk or cream 1 t vanilla 1/2 t salt 2 1/2 cups flour 1/2 c chopped pecans 3/4 c chopped dried cranberries 1/4 c extra sugar
SINGLE SERVING DEEP DISH COOKIE A LA MODE 1.5 to 2 TBSP Melted Butter 1 TBSP Sugar 1 TBSP Brown Sugar 1/8 TSP Vanilla 1/4 Cup Flour (go with a scant 1/4 cup vs a generous 1/4 cup) Sprinkle Of Salt If Desired 1/8 TSP Baking Powder Chocolate Chips To Taste
Choc Chip Maraschino Cherry Shortbread cookies: Cream 1 C butter and ½ C powdered sugar. Add 2 C flour, ½ t salt, add 1 C chopped Maraschino cherries, ½ C white or choc chips, ½ t vanilla. Form dough in shape you want, wrap in plastic and chill for 1 hour min. slice ¼ inch. Place on parchment paper 1 inch apart. Bake 325 for 10 – 15 min. slightly brown.
Soft Batch Style Chocolate Chip Cookies, via Picky Palate. I've tried a few of the warring Best Chocolate Chip Cookie ever recipes, and I must say, these might be my favorite. Cornstarch is the secret ingredient which gives a really soft, moist, and chewy texture to the whole cookie, like the Chewy Chips Ahoy I loved so much as a kid (and who am I kidding, even now).
no flour, no oil, no sugar Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites: In a food processor, combine 1 ¼ cups canned chickpeas, 2 tsp vanilla extract, ½ cup + 2 Tbl peanut butter, ¼ cup honey, and 1 tsp baking powder. Stir in ½ cup chocolate chips. Form dough into 1 ½” balls and place on a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Flatten slightly to normal cookie shape. Bake at 350 for 10 minutes.
Marshmallow-Stuffed S'mores Cookies. A favorite summer treat in cookie form: Hand-crushed graham crackers, 2 kinds of chocolate chips, and a melty marshmallow within a dark brown sugar and honey dough!