Chewy Red, White and Blue Cookies
cup packed light brown sugar
1 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup butter, softened
3 large eggs
1 1/2 cups creamy peanut
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon light corn syrup
4 1/2 cups raw regular oats
1 cup semisweet chocolate
1 cup (6 ounces) red, white, and blue
candy-coated chocolate chips
2 teaspoons baking soda
This recipe contains no flour.
oven to 350 degrees F.
sugars and butter at low speed until creamy. Add eggs and next 3 ingredients, beating until combined. Stir in oats and remaining
ingredients. Drop by tablespoonsful onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake in batches for 15 minutes. Remove to wire racks to
about 5 dozen.
Fourth of July Lemon Flag Bars
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter , softened
1/2 cup firmly packed light-brown sugar
1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
teaspoon grated lemon rind
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup lemon juice
1/2 cup water
2 tablespoons cornstarch
teaspoons grated lemon zest
cup confectioners sugar
1/4 cup blueberries
1 tube red gel frosting
the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9-inch square baking pan.
the shortbread crust: In a large bowl, with an electric mixer on medium speed, beat the butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Reduce the mixer speed
low, and beat in the flour and lemon rind until well combined; pat the mixture evenly into the prepared pan. Bake the crust
15 minutes, or until golden. Cool the crust in the pan on a wire rack.
prepare the Lemon Filling: In a 2-quart saucepan, mix 1 cup granulated sugar, the lemon juice, water, and cornstarch until
well combined. Heat the mixture to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring constantly; cook 1 to 2 minutes longer or until the mixture thickens. Remove from the heat.
a medium-size bowl, with a wire whisk, beat the remaining 1/2 cup granulated sugar, eggs and the lemon rind until thick and lemon
colored. Slowly beat the lemon mixture into the egg mixture until well combined. Pour the filling into the prepared crust.
the cookies 15 to 20 minutes, or until the filling is firm. Cool the cookies completely in the pan on a
the cookies into 6 rectangular bars. Place the bars on a serving plate. Sprinkle confectioners sugar over the cookies. Create
stripes across the bars with the red gel frosting. Place 6 blueberries in the top corner of each bar.
Milk chocolate candy bars
graham crackers evenly in half. Break chocolate bars into pieces matching the size of the graham cracker halves.
Marshmallow Peeps Stars on HIGH for 15 to 20 seconds. Sandwich a chocolate bar piece along with a warm star between two graham crackers and eat right away.