Bulk Cookies Possibilites

Total Time
22mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
12 mins

A ton of cookies with varations using one dough recipe.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • BASIC COOKIE MIX

  • 9 cups all-purpose flour (sifted)
  • 13 cup double-acting baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 4 12 cups sugar
  • 2 cups shortening
  • DROP COOKIES

  • 4 cups basic cookie mix
  • 13 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 12 cup semisweet chocolate chunks (and 1/2 cup raisins or chopped dates, optional, optional) (optional) or 12 cup chopped nuts (and 1/2 cup raisins or chopped dates, optional, optional) (optional) or 12 cup dates (and 1/2 cup raisins or chopped dates, optional, optional) (optional) or 12 cup raisins (and 1/2 cup raisins or chopped dates, optional, optional) (optional) or 12 cup grated orange rind (and 1/2 cup raisins or chopped dates) (optional)
  • CHOCOLATE DROP COOKIES

  • 4 cups basic cookie mix
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 12 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 13 cup cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 12 cup chopped nuts (optional)
  • OATMEAL COOKIES

  • 4 cups basic cookie mix
  • 12 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup quick-cooking rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 12 cup raisins
  • 12 cup chopped nuts
  • FROSTING

  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 4 tablespoons cocoa
  • 4 tablespoons hot water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • almond halve, blanched

Directions

  1. Basic Cookie Mix:.
  2. Stir baking powder, salt, cream of tartar, and sugar into the flour.
  3. Sift 3 times into a large mixing bowl.
  4. Cut shortening into the flour with a pastry blender or two knives, or work in with fingertips until mix is the consistency of cornmeal.
  5. Store in a covered container at room temperature if shortening does not need refrigeration.
  6. To measure mix, pile it lightly in a cup and level off with a spatula.
  7. The mix will keep for six months without refrigeration.
  8. For each batch of cookies use 4 cups mix and the extra added ingredients.
  9. DROP COOKIES:.
  10. Mix ingredients until well blended.
  11. Drop by tablespoonful on a greased cookie sheet.
  12. Flatten slightly.
  13. Bake in a moderate oven, 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 to 12 minutes.
  14. Makes 4 dozen.
  15. OATMEAL COOKIES:.
  16. Mix first 5 ingredients until well blended.
  17. Add raisins and nuts.
  18. Drop by tablespoons on a greased cookie sheet.
  19. Bake in moderate oven at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 to 12 minutes.
  20. Makes 4 dozen.
  21. CHOCOLATE DROP COOKIES:.
  22. Mix all ingredients except nuts together until well blended.
  23. Add nuts.
  24. Drop by tablespoonful on a greased cookie sheet.
  25. Bake in a moderate oven at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 to 12 minutes.
  26. Makes 4 dozen.
  27. FROSTED ALMOND COOKIES:.
  28. Substitute almond extract for vanilla extract in "DROP COOKIES" and bake as directed.
  29. FROSTING FOR FROSTED ALMOND COOKIES:
  30. Combine the sugar and cocoa.
  31. Add the water and vanilla.
  32. Put about a teaspoon on each cookie.
  33. Add an almond half in the center of each cookie.
  34. CHOCOLATE PEPPERMINT COOKIE:.
  35. Bake "CHOCOLATE DROP COOKIE.".
  36. Frost with almond frosting but substitute peppermint flavoring for vanilla.
  37. Put small peppermint on each cookie in place of almond half.