Saltine Toffee – Recipe #4

Another Christmas favorite is saltine toffee!  This is such an easy and cheap holiday treat and most of the ingredients you will find right in your pantry!  




Happy Baking!!! 
Amy 

Saltine Toffee Recipe

Ingredients

  • 37 saltines cracker squares
  • 1 cup butter, cubed
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) Nestlé® Tollhouse® Semi-Sweet Morsels
  • 1 ounce white baking chocolate
  • 1 teaspoon shortening

Directions

  • Place crackers in a single layer in a foil-lined 15-in. x -10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. In a large saucepan, bring butter and sugar to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5-6 minutes or until mixture is thickened and sugar is completely dissolved. Spread over crackers.
  • Bake at 350° for 7-8 minutes or until bubbly. Sprinkle with chips. Bake 3-5 minutes longer or until chips begin to melt; spread chocolate evenly over top.
  • In a microwave, melt white chocolate and shortening; stir until smooth. Drizzle over toffee. Chill for 15-20 minutes or until set; break into pieces. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: about 1-3/4 pounds.
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Holiday Cookie # 3 ~ Delicious Cereal Cookies

This isn’t your typical Christmas Cookie but it’s a favorite around our house and my father in laws favorite cookie.  The only thing that you might not have in your cupboard to make this cookie would be the cinnamon red hots other than that this cookie uses the basic ingredients. 








Delicious Cereal Cookies 

1 cup sugar                   1 tsp. cream of tartar
1 c. brown sugar           1 tsp. baking soda
1 c. butter                     1 cup Rice Krispies 
1 c. vegetable oil           1 cup oatmeal 
1 egg                            3 1/2 c. flour 
1 tsp. vanilla                 1 tsp. salt 

Blend together sugars, butter, oil, egg, and vanilla.  Add flour, salt, soda, and cream of tartar.  Then add remaining ingredients and stir by hand. Drop by spoonful on cookie sheets. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 min.  Put a cinnamon red heart in the middle while warm.  




If you have a favorite cookie recipe to share link up with our Cookie Recipe Exchange!  


P.S. – Sorry for the bad picture!  I have misplaced my camera battery charger so I’m SOL right now until I can find it!  I hosted Thanksgiving and I moved it so it wouldn’t get lost and well I hide it so well from myself that now I can’t even remember where I put it!  Arrghh- 10 days to find it!  



Christmas Cookie #2

Today, I’m sharing with you again my Oatmeal Raisin Cookies!  Although, this is not your typical “Christmas Cookie”  this is definitely a favorite around my house and the freeze well!  


Don’t forget to link up your favorite Christmas Cookie Recipe here – All month long we will be sharing our favorite cookie recipes!  

Enjoy!  
Amy 











Oatmeal Raisin Cookies 



1 cup shortening                         1 tsp. baking soda
1 cup brown sugar                      1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 cup sugar                                 1/2 tsp. salt 
2 eggs                                         2 cups Quick Rolled Oats
2 cups flour                                 1 cup raisins

cream together shortening and sugars until Fluffy.  Add eggs and beat well.  Sift together flour, soda, baking powder, and salt.  Add creamed mixture and stir well.  Stir in remaining ingredients.  Drop by teaspoon on cookie sheet.  Bake at 350 degrees and bake for 12-15 min.  Makes about 5 1/2 dozen.  



Christmas Cookie Recipe Exchange {Link Up}

Let the baking begin! 

Today, is Day 1 of the Christmas Cookie Recipe Exchange.  I’ve created a link for us to link up our blog post/recipe on your favorite Christmas Cookies.  

The link is open from Nov. 24th – Dec. 24th.  So come back as often as you want and link up that Christmas Cookie Recipe!   

I can’t wait to try some new recipes!