Your eyes saw my substance, being yet unformed. And in Your book they all were written, the days fashioned for me, when as yet there were none of them. Psalm 139:16

Aunt Spiffy's Spectacular Sugar Cookies

Here's another great cookie recipe. I don't create the recipe, I just bake the cookies!

- 1 cup butter (softened)
- 1 1/2 cups sugar
- 2 eggs
- 2 3/4 cups flour
- 2 tsp cream of tartar
- 1 tsp salt

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

1. Beat together the butter, sugar, and eggs.

2. Combine flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, and salt in a separate bowl.

3. Blend the dry ingredients into the butter/sugar/egg mixture.

4. Chill for 2 hours.

5. Bake on a greased cookie sheet for 10 minutes. (They will be puffy with cracks on top when they are done)

6. Enjoy! They are seriously yummy and highly addictive.

Aunt Spiffy's Peanut Butter Gems

Aunt Spiffy's Peanut Butter Gems
  • 1/2 cup margarine
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1-1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Beat margarine and peanut butter until fluffy.
  3. Add sugars and beat well.
  4. Add egg, milk and vanilla; beat well.
  5. Combine flour, baking soda and salt in separate bowl.
  6. Gradually add to peanut butter mixture.
  7. Shape into 1" balls and roll in granulated sugar.
  8. Bake 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned.

Aunt Spiffy's Blue Ribbon Oatmeal Cookies

Aunt Spiffy's Blue Ribbon Oatmeal Cookies

  • 1 cup margarine or butter
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 -1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups oatmeal (quick or old fashioned)
  • 1 cup raisins
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Beat together margarine, sugars, eggs, and vanilla until creamy.
  3. Add combined flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; mix well.
  4. Stir in oats and raisins; mix well.
  5. Drop by rounded tablespoons on ungreased cookie sheet.
  6. Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Cool on wire rack.

Aunt Spiffy's Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

Aunt Spiffy's Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • 1 cup butter or margarine (2 sticks)
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 box instant french vanilla pudding (4.4 ounce box)*
  • 12 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Cream butter, sugars, eggs, and vanilla in large bowl.
  3. In a medium bowl combine flour, baking soda, salt and pudding mix. Use a wire whisk to completely incorporate ingredients.
  4. Slowly add dry ingredients to wet ingredients. Beat at medium speed.
  5. Stir in chocolate chips.
  6. Drop by rounded tablespoons on ungreased cookie sheet.
  7. Bake for 9 minutes, or until the cookies are golden brown.
  8. Cool on wire rack for 10 minutes.
*This ingredient is optional apparently, because I accidentally left it out of the ones I made for the garage sale at church and the cookies turned out fine.