Basic Cookie Mix

Total Time
22mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
12 mins

Mix up this basic mix and you will be able to have cookies whenever you want. I gave a couple examples following the mix recipe to give ideas what can be done!

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 4 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 2 12 cups sugar
  • 1 12 cups nonfat dry milk powder
  • 5 12 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 12 teaspoons salt
  • Sugar Cookies - 2 cups Basic Mix plus

  • 12 cup butter or 12 cup margarine, melted
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Chocolate Chip Cookies - 2 cups Basic Mix plus

  • 12 cup butter or 12 cup margarine, melted
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 12 cup coarsely chopped walnuts (optional) or 12 cup pecans (optional)

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients.
  2. Sift the mixture twice.
  3. Store in a tightly covered, labeled container for up to 3 months in a cool, dry place.
  4. For Sugar Cookies use: Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  5. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients.
  6. With lightly floured hands, shape the dough into 1" balls; arrange them about 2" apart on 2 lightly greased 13" X 9" baking sheets Bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden.
  7. Let cool for 1-2 minutes on the baking sheets; using a spatula, transfer to wire racks to cool completely.
  8. The cookies can be stored in a tightly covered container at room temperature for up to 1 wk.
  9. For Chocolate Chip Cookies use: Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  10. In a large bowl, combine the Basic Cookie Mix, butter, egg, and vanilla.
  11. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts, distributing them well.
  12. With lightly floured hands, shape the dough into 1" balls; arrange them about 2" apart on 2 lightly greased 13" X 9" baking sheets Bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden.
  13. Let cool for 1-2 minutes on the baking sheets; using a spatula, transfer to wire racks to cool completely.
  14. The cookies can be stored in a tightly covered container at room temperature for up to 1 wk.