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Sugar Cookie Bars

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Okay, these are the best way to do sugar cookies FAST.  And I mean, FAST!

My life-long friend Mykalee share them with me, and I'm not sure where she dug this gem of a recipe up, but it's become a huge hit in our home.  recently, it was requested by several friends from the cast of The Wizard of Oz, and I am flattered they've loved them so much they want a copy of the recipe!  So, friends, here it is!




Sugar Cookie Bars
Yields: At least 3 dozen
Time: 45 minutes

1 c soft Margarine
2 c Sugar
4 Eggs
2 tsp Vanilla
1 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Soda
5 c Flour

Yup, that's it.

 Mix all the ingredients well and then I do lightly grease my cookie pan before manipulating the dough into it.  I also spray my rolling pin and hands a bit too and it works so much easier than dusting with flour, IMO.

Get the dough in that cookie sheet until you've got one smooth and large rectangular cookie.  We'll cut it up AFTER we bake it.

Bake at 375* for 10-15 minutes.  It doesn't brown too much, …

Quik 'n EZ Breadsticks

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These are a huge hit at my house. I'll forever be in debt to my friend Jamie at Jamie Cooks It Up for sharing this one!

I don't think my version has altered from hers in any significant way, so this recipe is courtesy of her! I use different salt and less butter, but it's her recipe all the way.


Yields: 36 small bread sticks
Time: 45 minutes

*I have started using Bread Flour for bread sticks and rolls, and have seen a big improvement, but you can use either for this recipe, I have found.

1 1/2 c warm water
2 T sugar
1 T yeast
1/2 tsp salt
4 c flour
1/3 c melted butter
Grated Parmesan Cheese
Seasoned Salt

-Mix the water, sugar and yeast, and let it sit 5 minutes.

-Add the salt and one cup of flour at a time.

-Mix on HIGH for 5 minutes, then let it rest for 5 minutes.

-I roll the dough out until it's a pretty good sized rectangle that I can then manipulate into a lightly greased cookie pan.

-Spread dough out with your fingers and then I softly smooth with a large cup or…