London Bars

Bars and SquaresChristmas Cookies 3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened1 1/4 cups sugar, divided4 eggs, separated2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour1 (12 ounce) jar raspberry preserves1 teaspoon vanilla extract1/2 cup chopped pecans Cream butter in a large mixing bowl; gradually add 1/4 cup sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add egg yolks, one at a time, … Continue reading London Bars

Peanut Butter Fingers

Bars and SquaresChristmas Cookies 1 cup all-purpose flour1/2 cup sugar1/2 firmly packed brown sugar1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/4 teaspoon salt1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened1/3 cup crunchy peanut buttter1 egg1 cup regular oats, uncooked1 (12 ounce) package semisweet chocolate morsels1/2 cup sifted powdered sugar1/4 cup crunchy peanut butter2 to 4 tablespoons milk Combine first 9 ingredients … Continue reading Peanut Butter Fingers

Glazed Spice Bars

Bars and SquaresChristmas Cookies 3/4 cup vegetable oil1/4 cup honey1 cup sugar1 egg2 cups all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1 cup chopped walnuts Combine all ingredients, except glaze, in a large mixing bowl; mix until well blended. Press dough evenly into an ungreased 13x9x2 inch baking pan. Bake at 350° for … Continue reading Glazed Spice Bars

Lime Squares

Bars and SquaresChristmas Cookies 1 cup all-purpose flour1/4 cup butter, softened1/2 cup chopped pecans1/4 cup sugar2 eggs2 tablespoons lime juice1 to 1 1/2 tablespoons grated lime rind1 cup sugar2 tablespoons all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon baking powderPowdered sugar (optional) Combine 1 cup flour, butter, pecans, and 1/4 cup sugar; mix until crumbly, using a pastry blender. Press … Continue reading Lime Squares

Delicate Lemon Squares

Bars and SquaresChristmas Cookie 1 cup all-purpose flour1/4 cup sifted powdered sugar1/2 cup butter or margarine2 eggs, beaten1 cup sugar1/2 teaspoon grated lemon3 tablespoons lemon juice2 tablespoons all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon baking powder2 tablespoons sifted powdered sugar Combine 1 cup flour and 1/4 cup powdered sugar; cut in butter with a pastry blender until mixture resembles … Continue reading Delicate Lemon Squares

Lemon Squares

Bars and SquaresChristmas Cookies 2/3 cup butter or margarine1 1/2 cups all purpose flour4 eggs2 cups firmly packed brown sugar1 1/2 cups shredded coconut1/4 teaspoon baking powder1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 1/3 cups sifted powdered sugar2 tablespoons grated lemon rind3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice Cut butter into flour with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse … Continue reading Lemon Squares

Rum Bars

Bars and SquaresChristmas Cookies 4 1/2 cups chopped pecans, divided1 cup butter or margarine, softened2 1/4 cups firmly packed brown sugar4 eggs2 tablespoons vanilla extract2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour2 cups candied red cherries, chopped1 1/2 cups chopped candied pineapple1/2 cup chopped candied citronLight rum Sprinkle 3 cups pecans evenly over a greased 15 x 10 … Continue reading Rum Bars

Holly Squares

Bars and SquaresChristmas Cookies 1 cup all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking powder1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted1 egg1/2 cup evaporated milk1/2 cup sugar1 cup firmly packed brown sugar1 cup regular oats, uncooked1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts1 cup chopped dates1/4 cup chopped candied fruitRed and green candied cherries Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a … Continue reading Holly Squares