What I treasure most about my mom is the passion that she brought to even the ordinary moments of life. To say that mom was passionate about Jesus, is an understatement! She was so passionate about Jesus and had a burning desire that everyone she encountered would have the opportunity to know Jesus. Growing up, every morning I would find her sitting up in her bed with her back leaning against her floral backrest. Glasses on and on
Million Dollar Cookies
Seriously, one of my mom’s favorite cookies!1 cup margarine1/2 cup white sugar1/2 cup dark brown sugar1 egg1 teaspoon vanilla2 cups flour1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/2 cup nuts Beat sugar, butter, vanilla, and egg together until fluffy. Combine the dry ingredients and add to wet mix. Add nuts last. Form into walnut-size balls and roll in sugar. Place on a greased cookie sheet and with a fork, make two indentations that
My mom named these Lookabill Bars because that was the name of the family who gave her the recipe. It is really a shortbread recipe. 1 1/4 cup sugar2 cups flour plus 2 more tablespoons2 1/2 cups oats1 1/4 teaspoon baking soda2 and 1/2 sticks of butter1 teaspoon vanilla Combine dry ingredients. Beat butter and vanilla together and add dry ingredients. (This is great to do in a food processor!) Press the mixture
Russian Tea Cookies
This is one of my mom’s favorite cookies! In a food processor, combine:1/2 cup butter1/2 cup powdered sugar After this is well blended, add the following into the processor: 2 1/4 cups sifted flour3/4 cup chopped nuts Finally, add the vanilla Roll into one inch balls and place on greased cookie sheet. Bake at 400 for 14-15 minutes. While the cookies are still hot, roll them in powdered sugar. Don’t let these babies burn!
Coconut Dream Bars
This is my friend Bonnie O’neil’s recipe; it’s so yummy!1/2 cup brown sugar3/4 stick butter1 cup flour Beat the butter, sugar, and flour together until creamy and spread on an 8-inch square pan. Bake for 15 minutes at 350 degrees Combine:1 cup brown sugar2 eggs3 tablespoons flour1/2 teaspoon baking powder1 cup shredded coconut1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts Spread this mixture on top of baked mix and return to the oven for 15 minutes.Cut