Easy Brown Sugar Drop Cookies Recipe (A Delicious Anytime Treat!)

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Learn how to bake delicious, easy brown sugar drop cookies for an after school snack or a weekend dessert treat. These quick & easy homemade cookies are simple to make, easy on the budget and taste amazing. You’ll love the lightly crunchy exterior paired with soft fluffy centers! Keep reading to learn how to make these 20-minute brown sugar drop cookies for your family this weekend.

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Let’s Make Brown Sugar Drop Cookies!

When I was a little girl I baked with mom a lot. There are printed photographs still hanging around of me somewhere. My mom has numerous stashed photo albums from the 70s and 80s hidden in various boxes in her basement storage. In them are photos of me from about four years old on, baking cookies. Of course, in most of those photos I’m licking cookie dough batter off a spoon. Still, I still seemed to have grasped the concept of baking at a young age.

Not only did I learn that raw cookie dough is delicious. I also learned that if you want to eat raw cookie dough you had to actually make at least some of the cookies. These days, when I’m feeling lazy, I just pick up refrigerated cookie dough from the grocery store. Nothing, however, quite beats making homemade cookies from scratch. And I’ve found that by making something I enjoy eating, baking – and even cooking for that matter – really is a joy filled self care activity.

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Back in the days when I was still under five feet tall and drawing with crayons was my favorite past time, I loved to bake snickerdoodles with my mom. You can of course roll these brown sugar cookies in a combo of cinnamon and sugar before baking them if you like. But these brown sugar drop cookies are actually delicious all on their own. And, this is a great cookie recipe to inspire a young (undiscovered) baker you may have in your own home.

Despite the name, these brown sugar drop cookies aren’t overly sweet. What they are, however, is pretty darn perfect. And quite frankly, I’ve never made an easier cookie. So, whether you’re getting back to your roots with some simple, old fashioned baking, or if you’re simply learning a new skill, this homemade brown sugar cookie recipe is a keeper.

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Brown Sugar Drop Cookies Recipe

Makes 12-15 cookies. | Prep time: 5 minutes | Bake time: 20 minutes

Natural wholesome ingredients for making homemade brown sugar drop cookies for an after school snack or easy weekend dessert for friends and family.

Ingredients:

2/3 cup Brown Sugar
1 Large Egg
¼ cup butter, melted
1 teaspoon Vanilla
1 ½ cups Flour
1 teaspoon Baking Powder
¼ teaspoon Baking Soda
½ teaspoon Salt

Directions:

Preheat oven to 375°F.

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In a large bowl beat the brown sugar, egg, butter and vanilla until well blended. Set aside.

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In a small bowl whisk together the flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda.

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Add to the brown sugar mixture and mix well.

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Scoop about 1 tablespoon of batter per cookie and drop onto cookie sheet about 2 inches apart.

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Bake for 15-20 minutes until golden brown.

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Let stand on cookie sheets for 5 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool.

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Quick & Easy Brown Sugar Cookies. Learn how to bake delicious, easy brown sugar drop cookies for an after school snack or a weekend dessert treat. These quick & easy homemade cookies are simple to make, easy on the budget and taste amazing. You'll love the lightly crunchy exterior paired with soft fluffy centers! Learn how to make these 20-minute brown sugar drop cookies for your family this weekend.

Yield: 12-15 cookies

Easy Brown Sugar Drop Cookies Recipe

Easy Brown Sugar Drop Cookies Recipe

Learn how to bake delicious, easy brown sugar drop cookies for an after school snack or a weekend dessert treat. These quick & easy homemade cookies are simple to make, easy on the budget and taste amazing. You’ll love the lightly crunchy exterior paired with soft fluffy centers! Keep reading to learn how to make these 20-minute brown sugar drop cookies for your family this weekend.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 Large Egg
  • ¼ cup butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 1 ½ cups Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Baking Soda
  • ½ teaspoon Salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. In a large bowl beat the brown sugar, egg, butter and vanilla until well blended. Set aside.
  3. In a small bowl whisk together the flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda.
  4. Add to the brown sugar mixture and mix well.
  5. Scoop about 1 tablespoon of batter per cookie and drop onto cookie sheet about 2 inches apart.
  6. Bake for 15-20 minutes until golden brown.
  7. Let stand on cookie sheets for 5 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

15

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 109 Total Fat: 4g Saturated Fat: 2g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 21mg Sodium: 156mg Carbohydrates: 18g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 0g Sugar: 8g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 2g

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Easy Homemade Doughnut Recipe & Other Tasty Treats

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I love food. I also love doughnuts. Unfortunately, our local Krispy Kreme – who made the best donuts ever! – has shut down due a fire. They claim that they are planning to re-open in a new location – hopefully closer to downtown – fingers crossed – but have not yet found a new location.

In the meantime, folks in Roanoke are writing parody news articles as well as freaking out a little. Rather than succumb to the chaos of a doughnut-less society, however, you can make your own even if – like me – you aren’t the best cook. While they probably won’t compare to the glory that Krispy Kreme holds in most Roanokers’ hearts, they do make for a tasty and fun afternoon with the kids.

Easy Homemade Doughnut Recipe via Cake Spy - Make Donuts From Canned Biscuit Dough - Great Family Project

Cakespy.com, a deliciously tempting blog that covers everything cakes, cupcakes and pies galore as well as explains why cupcakes are nutritious – I mean the sugar gives you energy, right? – offers up an easy recipe and tutorial for how to make doughnuts using refrigerated biscuits in a can (pictured above.)

These fried delights are ready in 15 minutes or less and can be topped with any combination of icing, sugar or sprinkles you can imagine. Plus it’s the perfect project to do with stir crazy kids on an afternoon while they’re waiting for the rain to clear out. (Although the sugar could possible mean more chaos if the rain decides to hang on.)

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If you’re looking for a taste that’s still sweet but with a lot less sugar, then definitely try out Jess Simpson’s recipe for making Homemade Healthy Coconut Panna Cotta on Camille Styles Blog (pictured above.) It’s made with coconut milk, yogurt, honey and some delicious spices like nutmeg and ginger.

I’m also crushing over the Summer Crush Drink Recipe made with gin, peaches, fresh basil, lime, Lillet, club soda and agave syrup.

Easy Homemade Pita Pizza Recipe

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Ever wondered what to do with that tiny bit of leftover spaghetti sauce? Our solution was to make homemade pita pizzas!
It’s inevitable. You make spaghetti and sauce and once dinner’s over it seems you’ve either made too much sauce or too much spaghetti. In our case, we still have leftover pizza sauce. So rather than have spaghetti again and have to buy another jar of sauce, Scott and I used our leftover spaghetti sauce as a pizza sauce for some homemade pita pizzas! Here’s what we used:
 
Ingredients:
Pack of 10 Mini White Bread Pitas (King of Pitas Brand available from The Fresh Market)
Fresh Mozzarella Cheese, sliced
Red Pepper, sliced and seeds removed
Baby Portabella Mushrooms, sliced
Deli Sandwich Pepperonis, sliced
Yellow Onion, sliced
Leftover Spaghetti Sauce (or flavored tomato sauce)
Fresh garlic, finely minced
Fresh oregano and basil, finely chopped
Sea Salt and Cracked Pepper
Directions:
Place up to six pitas on a baking sheet and spread spaghetti sauce on top of the pitas. Add slices of mozzarella cheese. Then top with desired ingredients and bake at 350 degrees F until the cheese has melted.
We made two different pizzas. One all veggie and one meat. My pizzas were topped with pepperoni, mushrooms, garlic, oregano, and basil. Scott’s were topped with peppers, onions, garlic, mushrooms, oregano, and basil. Both had light salt and pepper on top. These were by far the BEST pizzas we’ve had anywhere in a long time. Definitely better than eating out or ordering in! The fresh ingredients really made the biggest difference.
How do you use up leftover spaghetti sauce at your house?

Homemade Black Bean Dip Recipe

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If you’ve ever been pregnant you know that certain foods – and smells – that never seemed to bother you before, now make your stomach turn. The biggest hurdle for me when I was expecting my son was getting enough protein. I’m extremely picky about my meat, and if it’s not the perfect cut and prepared just right, I simply can’t bring myself to eat it. Beans, on the other hand, I don’t mind one bit. And maybe this was just an excuse to indulge in one of my favorite snacks. But my black bean dip – originally passed down from a co-worker when i worked at Gap and then tweaked – provides some tasty protein. Anyhow, here is the recipe. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.
Black Bean Dip and Tostito’s Scoops
Ingredients:
2 cans Bush’s black beans, drained
1 can shoe peg corn
1 cup Pace Chunky Mild Salsa
1 red pepper, chopped
1/4 cup green onions, chopped
1/2 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon cumin
Bag of Tostito’s Scoops
Instructions:
Mix all ingredients, except for the Tostito’s, together in a large bowl. Mix well, then cover and allow to sit in the fridge overnight. Serve the next day with Tostito’s Scoops.
If you try this, please let me know how you like it. This is by far my absolute favorite dip of all time. I hate anything spicy so I always use mild salsa, but you can add some kick by using medium or hot salsa.