Comfort Recipes Have Never Tasted So Addictive!: Tasty Cookies and Cakes to Enjoy at Snack Time!!

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Table of contents :
Introduction
1) Cinnamon Roll Cookies
2) Hot Fudge Pudding Cake
3) Upside-Down Chocolate German Cake
4) Rum Cake
5) Old-Fashioned Iced Oatmeal Cookies
6) No Bake Éclair Cake
7) Do Nothing Cake
8) Frosted Sugar Cookies- Lofthouse Style
9) Pumpkin Spice Cookies
10) Shirley Temple Cherry Cake
11) Peach Cobbler Cake
12) Dutch Butter Cake
13) Nutella Cookies
14) Harry Potter Butterbeer Cookies
15) Bacon Peanut Butter Cookies
16) Vanilla Butter Ring Cookies
17) Holy Cow Cake
18) Dream-Sicle Cake
19) Oreo Brookie Layer Cake
20) Banana Pudding Poke Cake
21) No Bake Strawberry Icebox Cake
22) Samoa Bar Cookies
23) Jell-O Cookies
24) Mountain Dew Cake
25) White Almond Sour Cream Wedding Cake
26) Oreo Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies
27) Lemon Cool Whip Cookies
28) Ritz Cracker Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies
29) New York Cheesecake Cookies
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Comfort Recipes Have Never Tasted So Addictive! Tasty Cookies and Cakes to Enjoy at Snack Time!!

BY: Keanu Wood

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Table of Contents Introduction 1) Cinnamon Roll Cookies 2) Hot Fudge Pudding Cake 3) Upside-Down Chocolate German Cake 4) Rum Cake 5) Old-Fashioned Iced Oatmeal Cookies 6) No Bake Éclair Cake 7) Do Nothing Cake 8) Frosted Sugar Cookies- Lofthouse Style 9) Pumpkin Spice Cookies 10) Shirley Temple Cherry Cake 11) Peach Cobbler Cake 12) Dutch Butter Cake 13) Nutella Cookies 14) Harry Potter Butterbeer Cookies 15) Bacon Peanut Butter Cookies 16) Vanilla Butter Ring Cookies 17) Holy Cow Cake 18) Dream-Sicle Cake 19) Oreo Brookie Layer Cake 20) Banana Pudding Poke Cake 21) No Bake Strawberry Icebox Cake 22) Samoa Bar Cookies

23) Jell-O Cookies 24) Mountain Dew Cake 25) White Almond Sour Cream Wedding Cake 26) Oreo Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies 27) Lemon Cool Whip Cookies 28) Ritz Cracker Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies 29) New York Cheesecake Cookies Afterthought Biography

Introduction

If spelt backwards, the word “comfort” just reads “Cookies and Cakes!!” Impressive, right!!! Not yet! What is impressive are the 30 Comfort Cookies and Cakes Recipes that you’re about to enjoy in this recipe book!

1) Cinnamon Roll Cookies

These delightful cookies are just like the glorious breakfast item we all love, except you get to prepare them without the yeast, dough rising, and all that nonsense! Cinnamon Roll cookies are completely flexible for breakfast and dessert. Dunk this heavenly cookie in coffee or milk for best explosion of flavors! Preparation Time: 2 hours 20 Minutes Cooking Time: 20 Minutes Makes: 36 List of Ingredients: 3/4 Cup Unsalted Butter Softened 2 Teaspoons Pure Vanilla Extract 1/2 Teaspoons Baking Powder 1/4 Teaspoons Salt 1 Large Egg, At Room Temperature 2 1/4 Cups of All-Purpose Flour 3/4 Cup Granulated Sugar Ingredients for Filling:

1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 1/4 Cup granulated sugar 2 Tablespoons of butter, melted and slightly cooled Ingredients for Icing: 1/2 Teaspoons pure vanilla extract 3 Tablespoons milk 1 Cup confectioners' sugar OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Instructions: 1. Making the cookie dough: Whisk the baking powder, flour and salt together. Set it aside. 2. Mix the butter for 1 minute on high speed until creamy. Beat in the granulated sugar first then the egg and vanilla extract. 3. Add the dry Ingredients to the wet Ingredients and mix. 4. Shape and fill your cookies: Divide the cookie dough into 2 equivalent parts. Roll each part on baking sheet and add 1 tablespoon of melted butter onto each individual rectangle. Sprinkles the granulated sugar and cinnamon on top. 5. Roll the rectangles tightly. Chill the rolls of dough for 2 hours. 6. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. 7. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. 8. Once refrigerated, cut into 1/2 inch slices and place on baking pan. 9. Bake for 10-11 minutes. 10. Drizzle over cookies.

2) Hot Fudge Pudding Cake

Cut into slice of heaven and behold a rich chocolate fudge sauce that has formed underneath a layer of chocolate cake while baking, all by itself! There are some variations to this recipe that can create a richer chocolate taste, but by using an unsweetened cocoa powder, this particular recipe yields a family favorite with milder, and an almost milk-chocolate taste. Be forewarned, if you taste test, there may not be any left! Preparation Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 40 minutes Makes: 6 List of Ingredients: 1 Cup of Buttermilk Baking Mix 1 Cup of Granulated Sugar 3 Tablespoons plus 1/3 Cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder ½ Cup of Milk 1 teaspoon Vanilla 1 2/3 Cups of Hot Tap Water Confectioners’ Sugar (optional) OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Instructions: Preheat oven to 350-degrees. In a greased 8-inch square baking dish, mix buttermilk baking mix, ½ cup of granulated sugar and 3 tablespoons of cocoa. Stir in milk and vanilla until well blended. Sprinkle evenly with remaining 1/3 cup of cocoa and ½ cup of granulated sugar. Pour on the hot tap water. Bake in preheated oven for 40 minutes, or until top is firm. Dust with confectioners’ sugar if desired. Serve at once in dessert bowls with a sauce of choice such as whipped cream or vanilla ice cream spooned over the cake.

3) Upside-Down Chocolate German Cake

Regardless of the messy appearance, a perfect combination of chocolate, pecans and coconut is simply irresistible. This recipe is a twist on the traditional delicious German Chocolate Cake because the frosting is on the bottom of the cake – hence the name upside-down. The frosting on the bottom means the cake is moist and creamy! Preparation Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 35 minutes Makes: 10-12 List of Ingredients: 1 Box of Yummy German Chocolate Cake 1 Cup of Chopped Pecans 1 Box of Confectioners’ Sugar 1 Stick of Butter 8 Ounces Box of Cream Cheese 1 Cup of Coconut OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Instructions: Preheat your oven to 350-degrees. In a greased 13x9x2 pan, sprinkle pecans and coconut to cover the bottom. Mix the German chocolate cake as directed on box.

Ounce mixed, pour it over the pecan and coconut mixture in the pan. In a separate bowl, mix the confectioners’ sugar, melted butter and softened cream cheese. Drop this mixture by the spoonful on the cake before baking. Place cake in the preheated oven and bake for 45 minutes or until a toothpick or fork has come out clean. Cool in the pan for best results. Turn upside down onto plate and cut into slices to serve.

4) Rum Cake

There are certain desserts that will always be a hit. A buttery, rum-soaked, melt-in-your-mouth cake is one of those desserts. Designed and baked in a Bundt pan, this Rum cake not only tastes delicious, but it’s molded to look like a work of art. With a buttery, nutty, and hint of rum topping to seal the deal on this moist cake, there is no denying that it will please any sweet tooth. There are many ways to dress-up a Rum cake, but this recipe is simply southern with few Ingredients to create an explosion in your mouth. Preparation Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 1 hour Makes: 12-15 List of Ingredients: 1 Cup Chopped Pecans 1 Box Butter Recipe Yellow Cake Mix 1 Box of Vanilla Instant Pudding 4 Eggs ½ Cup Water ½ Cup Oil 1.2 Cups of Light Rum

Ingredients for Topping: 1 Stick of Real Butter 1 Cup of Sugar ¼ Cup of water ½ Cup of Rum OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Instructions: Preheat the oven to 325°F. Combine all liquids for the cake base: eggs, water, oil, and rum. Stir in the box of butter recipe yellow cake mix, instant pudding and chopped pecans. Mix well and pour evenly into a well-greased Bundt pan. Bake for 1 hour. While the cake is baking, mix all Ingredients for the topping. Pour in a saucepan and bring to a broil 5-10 minutes before the cake is finished. When the cake comes out of the oven, pour the mixture over the cake immediately and let set for 30 minutes. When extracting the cakes from the Bundt pan, remember to always slowly check that the cake is not sticking to the sides. If you feel sticking, try taking a butter knife and gently pull-away from the sides.

5) Old-Fashioned Iced Oatmeal Cookies

This is one recipe where brands and Ingredients need no substitution. This delicious cookie is meant for Old-Fashioned Rolled Oats, not quick oats or oat bran! It’s almost important to not over-process the oats, the texture should be a chunky oat, not powder. With no substitutions, these cookies look and taste like old-timey perfection! Preparation Time: 5 Minutes Cooking Time: 12 Minutes Makes: 27-30 List of Ingredients: Ingredients for the cookies: ½ Teaspoon baking soda 2 Cups old-fashioned rolled oats 2 Cups unbleached all-purpose flour ½ Teaspoon salt ½ Teaspoon ground nutmeg 2 Teaspoons cinnamon 1 Cup light brown sugar packed ½ Cup granulated sugar 1 Cup of room temperature unsalted butter (2 sticks) 1 tablespoon baking powder

2 large eggs, room temperature 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract Ingredients for the icing: 2 Tablespoons warm water 3 Tablespoons heavy cream 2 Cups confectioners' sugar OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Instructions: Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Prepare two baking sheets. Add the rolled oats to a food processor and don’t over process. Combine the flour, oats, soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Whisk to combine and set aside. Beat the butter and add the sugars and until fluffy. Add one egg at a time and lightly beat in the vanilla. Add ⅓ of the oat and flour mixture to the butter and egg mixture, blend. Scoop and roll the dough into balls and place on the prepared baking sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes. Let cookies cool. To prepare the icing combine the confectioners' sugar with the water and cream. Dip the tops of the cooled cookies into the icing.

6) No Bake Éclair Cake

Easy to make and even easier to enjoy is the no bake éclair cake! The hardest part about making this cake is not licking the spoon and indulging before it’s complete. Filled with yummy pudding like mixture and topped with a bite of crunch, this dessert fills all the taste bud needs! Preparation Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: Zero! Just Chill for 30 minutes. Makes: 6-8 List of Ingredients: 2- 3.4 Ounces Boxes of Vanilla Instant Pudding 3 ¼ Cups of Milk 1 Container of Cool Whip 1 Box of Graham Crackers 1/3 Cup of Cocoa 1 Cup of Sugar ½ Cup of butter 1 teaspoon of vanilla OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Instructions:

In a large bowl, mix the two boxes of vanilla instant pudding, 3 cups of milk and the entire container of cool whip to create a pudding-like mixture. In a separate bowl, mix the coco, sugar, ¼ cup of milk, butter and vanilla to create a chocolate topping. In an 11-inch baking dish, layer the graham crackers on the bottom of the dish. Once the graham crackers are layer, spread the pudding mixture on top. After the pudding mixture I spread evenly, pour the chocolate mixture on top. Chill for 30 minutes in the refrigerator. Serve when ready!

7) Do Nothing Cake

Made from scratch and ridiculously easy the Do-Nothing Cake lives up to its name! This recipe is similar to a dump cake where you just mix the cake Ingredients together and dump it into a baking pan. However, there is an extra step to take by poking holes in the cake for a one-of-a-kind frosting mixture. Preparation Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 35 minutes Makes: 15 List of Ingredients: Ingredients for the Cake: 1 teaspoon Vanilla A pinch of salt 2 Cups of Granulated Sugar 1 20 ounces can of Crushed Pineapple with Juice 1 teaspoon Baking Soda 2 Cups of All-Purpose Flour 2 Eggs

Ingredients for Frosting: 1 Cup Chopped Walnuts or Pecans 1 Cup Shredded Coconut 1 Stick (1/2 Cup) Butter 1 Cup Sugar 1 Can Evaporated Milk OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Instructions: Make sure your oven is preheated 350-degrees. In a larger sized bowl, mix all the cake Ingredients until joined together. Grease a 13×9 baking dish and pour mixture into pan. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes or middle is done. Prepare the frosting while the cake is preparing in the oven. Bring the sugar, butter and the can of evaporated milk to a boil. Cook and stir repeatedly until thickened. Remove from hot stove and mix the nuts and coconut. Remove from oven and puncture small holes into the cake. Pour the frosting mix over the delicious, hot cake in even layers. The cake must cool before cutting and serving.

8) Frosted Sugar Cookies- Lofthouse Style

These are the cookies that everyone has tried whether they know it or not. They are popular in all grocery stores and once you taste the soft sugar cookie paired with the perfect frosting, you’ll never forget them. This recipe is close to the ones you buy in the store, but it will never be exact because Lofthouse keeps their secret recipe very secret! However, with the perfect amount of tweaking Ingredients (such as increased vanilla) these cookies can easily be identical to the originals. Preparation Time: 20 Minutes Cooking Time: 15 Minutes Makes: 5 to 6 Dozen List of Ingredients: Ingredients for cookies: 1 teaspoon of baking soda 6 Cups of all-purpose flour 2 Cups granulated sugar 1 Cup of room temperature butter 1 teaspoon of baking powder 1 1/2 of Cups Sour cream 3 eggs 2 Teaspoons of vanilla extract

1/4 Teaspoons of Salt Ingredients for frosting: 4 Cups of powdered sugar 1 Cup of room temperature butter 6 Tablespoons of heavy cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Sprinkles Food coloring OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Instructions: Mix the sugar and butter until fluffy and add eggs. Add the sour cream and vanilla until mixed. Add all the dry Ingredients. Make the dough divide into two sections. Chill in the refrigerator overnight or for two hours. Preheat your oven to 425 degrees. Grease pans with nonstick spray. Cut cookies out circles and transfer to a baking sheet. Bake for 7 minutes. For frosting, mix butter and vanilla. Slowly add powdered sugar. Once smooth, add in heavy cream, 1 tablespoon at a time Once cookies have cooled and frosting has set, completely, apply to cookies. To allow the flavor to really settle, let cookies sit for several hours.

9) Pumpkin Spice Cookies

All fall spices come together for one powerful cookie! Your tongue will jump with joy as pumpkin, vanilla and fall spices blast into your mouth. Not to mention these decadent cookies are rolled in cinnamon sugar for a delicious coating that give a hint of snickerdoodle. Preparation Time: 20 Minutes Cooking Time: 10 Minutes Makes: 30 List of Ingredients: ½ Cup of Canned Pumpkin 1 Large Egg 2 ½ Cups of All-Purpose Flour ¾ Teaspoons of Baking Soda 2/4 Cup of Brown Sugar 3 ½ Teaspoons of Cinnamon 1/8 Teaspoons of Ground Cloves 2 Teaspoons Cornstarch ½ Teaspoons of Cream of Tartar ¾ Cup of Granulated Sugar

½ Teaspoons Nutmeg ¼ Teaspoons of Salt 2 Teaspoons of Vanilla ¾ Cup of Unsalted Butter OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Instructions: Mix the flour, cream of tartar, cornstarch, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg and ground cloves. In a separate bowl, mix sugars and butter then beat in vanilla, egg and pumpkin. Create a sticky dough but slowly adding the flour mixture. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours Preheat your oven to 350 degrees, Prepare pans. Mix the sugar and cinnamon for the coating. Form the dough balls and roll in the cinnamon sugar coating. Bake for about 8-10 minutes.

10) Shirley Temple Cherry Cake

Any prime adult will remember indulging in a Shirley Temple when growing up. Now, you can share this treasured drink as a delicious cake! This traditional Bundt cake with yummy maraschino cherries baked inside is also infused with a powdered sugar lemon glaze. If the lemon is too tart for some mouths, add some vanilla or almond flavoring to make it sweeter. Preparation Time: 20 Minutes Cooking Time: 1 ½ Hours Makes: 12 List of Ingredients: Ingredients for Cake: 1 ½ Cups of Softened Butter 3 Cups of Granulated Sugar 5 Eggs, Large is possible 3 Cups of All-Purpose Flour 2 Teaspoons Lemon Extract ¾ Cup of 7-Up 10 Ounces Maraschino Drained Cherries (Save the Juice!)

Ingredients for Glaze: 2 Cups of Powdered Sugar 1 teaspoon Lemon Extract 3-4 Tablespoons Milk OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Instructions: Preheat oven to 325-degrees. In large bowl mix softened butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs and mix until blended. Add flour and mix until smooth. Pour in lemon extract and 7-Up and beat to combine. Fold in cherries. Grease Bundt pan and dust with flour. Spread the batter into pan and bake for 1 ½ hours or until center is set. Allow the cake to cool for 10-15 minutes in the pan. Turn the cake onto serving dish and let cool slightly. Poke holes all over the top of the cake and pour reserved cherry juice over the top. Let cool completely. While cooling, mix glaze Ingredients and drizzle over the top of cake. Top with more cherries if desired.

11) Peach Cobbler Cake

Warm Peach Cobbler swaying in your mouth with a scoop of cold icecream is a dream come true. Peach Cobbler may be a southern tradition, but don’t think northerners can’t enjoy this heavenly delight! This soft cake is filled with juicy peached and a buttery topping that adds just a pinch of extra flavor to this cake. Preparation Time: 20 Minutes Cooking Time: 55 Minutes Makes: 12 List of Ingredients: 1 Regular Box of Yellow Cake Mix (will be divided) 1 Pack of Active Dry Yeast 1 Cup of All-Purpose Flour 2/3 Cup Water – Warm 2 – 21 Ounces Cans of Pie Filling Peach Flavor ½ Cup (1 Stick) of Butter 1 Cup Powdered Sugar 3-4 Tablespoons Milk 2 Eggs OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Instructions: Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Spray 9 x 13 baking pan. Set aside 2 cups of the cake mix. Mix the 2 cups of cake mix, along with yeast and flour. Pour in warm water and stir, then add eggs and continue stirring (batter will be clumpy) Spread the mixture into baking dish. Spread cans of peach pie filling on top of cake batter. In a bowl, combine the rest of the cake mix with softened butter for a clumpy mixture. Sprinkle this mixture over the pie filling. Bake for 45 to 55 minutes or until topping is golden brown. While cake is cooling, combine powdered sugar and milk. Drizzle icing over cake. Slice and serve.

12) Dutch Butter Cake

A cake that is all about butter? Yes, please! The Netherlands are known for a rich, buttery cake called Dutch Boterkoek. This famous butter cake is an uber soft, decadent shortbread that only takes four Ingredients to make at home. Take a minute to enjoy the flavor and texture of this cake, but since this cake is all about butter – be sure to use good quality product! Preparation Time: 10 Minutes Cooking Time: 30 Minutes Makes: 8-10 List of Ingredients: 2 Cups of All-Purpose Flour 1 Cup of Unsalted Butter (remember good quality!) 2/3 Cup of Sugar ¼ Teaspoons Salt OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Instructions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line an 8×8 baking dish with foil and spray lightly. Melt butter and mix it with the flour, sugar, and salt until just combined. Press the mixture into the bottom of prepared pan.

Bake for 30 minutes or until the edges turn golden. A huge surprise is the middle will still be gooey, but the cake is done. Allow to cool completely before removing. Cut into squares and enjoy!

13) Nutella Cookies

These Nutella filled cookies are made with simple Ingredients, but most importantly burst with a molten Nutella core! Since Nutella made its debut into the world, we all know at least one person who is proudly obsessed. Once these cookies fill your mouth with the chocolate goodness, we think you’ll be added to the obsessed list! Preparation Time: 20 Cooking Time: 10 Makes: 20 List of Ingredients: 3/4 Cup Nutella at room temperature 1 large egg at room temperature 1 Cup all-purpose-flour spoon and level Ingredients for cookie filling: 1/4 Cup chopped hazelnuts 1/2 Cup Nutella at room temperature OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Instructions: In the bowl, whisk together the egg and Nutella. Add flour and mix until combined. Cover bowl and rest in the fridge for 10-15 minutes. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Scoop out dough and form 20-25 cookie balls. Place cookie balls on the baking sheet. Make a dent in the center of each cookie and fill with Nutella. Sprinkle nuts on top of the Nutella. Bake for 10 minutes. Cool for 10 minutes.

14) Harry Potter Butterbeer Cookies

No need to pay thousands of dollars to enter Universal’s Harry Potter World to taste the famous butterbeer because we have the recipe right here! It’s easy to be swept away into the wizarding world with these sweet old-fashioned blends of vanilla and butterscotch loaded with toffee bits! Preparation Time: 15 Minutes Cooking Time: 25 Minutes Makes: 36-48 Ingredients for Cookies: ½ Cup of Oil 1 Box Butter Cake Mix 2 Eggs ½ Cup of Butterscotch Bits 2 Tablespoons Water 1 teaspoon Cinnamon ½ Cup of English Toffee Bits For Glaze: 1 tablespoon of Vanilla 1 Cup of Powdered Sugar

2 Tablespoons of French Vanilla Coffee Creamer OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Instructions: Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Mix all cookie Ingredients together until smooth. Bake for 10 minutes. Once cooled, make the icing and put on cookies.

15) Bacon Peanut Butter Cookies

Yes, you read the title right – Bacon and Peanut Butter in a cookie! Bacon lovers from all around may be weary of ruining perfectly good bacon but have no fear – these cookies are top-notch and definitely worth a try! Some of you might remember a time when your grandfather used to make peanut butter and bacon sandwiches, and some of you may have never heard of this combination. Either way, this cookie is for you! A powerful peanut butter taste is perfectly blended with the bacon to create a sweet, salty and smoky bite to the cookie. Preparation Time: 20 Minutes Cooking Time: 10 Minutes Makes: 20 List of Ingredients: 1 1/4 Cups of all-purpose flour 1 1/4 Teaspoons vanilla extract 1/4 Teaspoons baking powder 1/4 Teaspoons salt 1/4 Teaspoons baking soda 1 stick unsalted butter, at the room temp

5 slices bacon cut into 1/4 pieces 1/2 Cup granulated sugar 1/2 Cup extra crunchy peanut butter 1/2 Cup packed light brown sugar 1 large egg OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Instructions: Pre-heat your oven to 350 degrees. Cook bacon until browned, drain. Combine baking powder, flours, baking soda and salt in a bowl, combine. Beat butter until creamy, add in the sugar and brown sugar and beat until well combined. Beat in peanut butter, add the egg and vanilla and mix well. Stir the flour mixture and then stir the bacon. Form 1-inch balls, place on baking sheets. Bake for 10-12 minutes.

16) Vanilla Butter Ring Cookies

The cookies are often seen around Christmas with red and green sprinkles. However, this recipe is meant for melting in your mouth any time of the year! This vanilla butter ring recipe is a butter based one with a lovely vanilla aroma. Tis’ the season to bake these easy and delicious cookies! Preparation Time: 15 Minutes Cooking Time: 10 Minutes Makes: 24 List of Ingredients: 1 1/2 Ounces Cream Cheese 1/4 Cup Sugar 1/2 Cup of Butter 1 Cup of All Purpose Flour 1/2 Teaspoons Vanilla extract OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Instructions: Place flour and sugar bowl. Add the butter, cream cheese and vanilla extract.

Mix together using your hands until it forms a dough. Cover and place in the refrigerator for 10 minutes. Fill the cookie press half full. Place cookies on the UNGREASED baking tray. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes.

17) Holy Cow Cake

The name makes you want to know more, the look may surprise you, but the taste is addictive! Hence the name, everyone will say Holy Cow once the cake touches their tongue. There are delicious Ingredients that make of this cake such as chocolate cake mix, Butterfinger candy and delicate cool-whip! Preparation Time: 15 Minutes Cooking Time: 40 Minutes Makes: 20 List of Ingredients: 18 Ounces Devil’s Food Cake Mix 1 1/3 Cups Water ½ Cup Vegetable Oil 3 Large Eggs 8 Ounces Carmel Topping 14 Ounces of Sweetened Condensed Milk 1 Cup of Crushed Butterfinger Candy Bar 12 Ounces Cool-Whip (thawed) 8 Ounces of Softened Cream Cheese

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Instructions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly spray/grease 13 x 9 pan. Mix cake mix, water, oil, eggs on low for 1 minute and medium for 2 minutes. Once the batter is thick, pour it into the prepared pan. Bake for 35 to 38 minutes or when the cake springs back when touched. While the cake is baking, prepare topping by combining the caramel topping and sweetened condensed milk. Remove pan and immediately poke holes in the top using a drinking straw, chopstick, or end of a wooden spoon. Spoon the topping mixture over the warm cake and measure out half of the crushed candy to sprinkle on top. Blend together cool whip and cream cheese and spread over the candy covered cake. Sprinkle remaining candy on top. Chill in refrigerator for 20 minutes. Cut into squares and serve!

18) Dream-Sicle Cake

Summer was meant for a light, flavorful citrus cake like this. Not that it can’t be made and enjoyed in the cooler months, but a dream-sicle cake like this is a slice of heaven on a hot day. The cake is fluffy and the zesty orange flavors topped with a creamy pineapple mixture takes you back to your favorite childhood frozen dessert. Preparation Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Makes: 8-10 List of Ingredients: Ingredients for Cake: 1 Box of Orange Cake Mix 3.4 Ounces Box of Orange Jell-O 3.4 Ounces Box of Vanilla Instant Pudding ½ Cup Oil 4 Eggs ½ Cup Milk Ingredients for Filling:

2 Cups of Sugar 1 – 15 Ounces Container of Crushed Pineapple (drained) 2 – 6 Ounces Containers of Frozen Coconut 1 – 8 Ounces Container of Sour Cream OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Instructions: Preheat oven to 350-degrees, Grease a 13 x 9 cake pan and spread flour on the bottom. Mix together all cake Ingredients and beat at medium speed for 3 minutes. Bake in preheated oven for 30-minutes. While cake is baking, prepare the filling by mixing all Ingredients for the filling together in a large bowl. Put 1 cup of the filling mixture aside. Once the cake has baked and cooled, make holes in the cake large enough for filling to drop in. Spread the filling mixture of the cake, letting it drain into the holes. Mix the remaining cup of filling with 1-8 Ounce cool whip and top the cake. Serve immediately.

19) Oreo Brookie Layer Cake

Made with love and layered with chocolate chip cookies, Oreo cake and fudgy brownies is the mouth-watering Oreo Brookie Layer Cake. This cake combines every delicious dessert and makes one amazing bite of happiness. Beware, it does take some time to make and each layer has to be prepared separately, but the end result is so worth it! As heavy as the dessert looks and sounds, it’s actually quiet soothing. Preparation Time: 20-30 Minutes Each Cooking Time: Each Layer Varies Makes: 14-16 List of Ingredients: Ingredients for Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake: ¾ Cup of Unsalted Butter at Room Temperature ¾ Cup of Brown Sugar 1 Egg 2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract ¼ Cup of Sugar 2 Cups of All-Purpose Flour 1 teaspoon of Baking Soda

2 Teaspoons of Cornstarch ½ Teaspoons of Salt 1 ¼ Cups of Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips Ingredients for Brownie: 6 Ounces of Semi-Sweet Chocolate 1 ½ Teaspoons Vanilla Extract 1 ¼ Cups Sugar ½ Cup of Unsalted Butter 3 Large Eggs 2 Tablespoons pf Natural Unsweetened Cocoa ¾ Cup of Flour ¼ Teaspoons of Salt Ingredients for Oreo Cake: 1 Cup Sugar 3 Egg Whites at Room Temperature 1 and 2/3 Cups of All-Purpose Flour ½ Teaspoons Salt 1 ¼ Teaspoons of Baking Powder ¾ Cup of Unsalted Butter, Melted and Cooled ½ Cup Sour Cream, Room Temperature ½ Cup of Milk, Room Temperature 6 Chopped Oreos 2 Teaspoons of Vanilla Extract ½ Cup of Oreo Crumbs Ingredients for Chocolate Buttercream: 9 ¾ Cups of Powdered Sugar 1 ½ Cups of Butter 1 ¼ Cups of Shortening 2 Teaspoons of Vanilla Extract 6 Tablespoons Water or Milk 1 ¼ Cups of Unsweetened Cocoa Powder Additional List of Ingredients: 10 Crushed Oreos Chocolate Chip Cookies for Decorating Oreos

4 Ounces of Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips 5 Tablespoons of Heavy Whipping Cream OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Instructions: To make the cookie cake: Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Grease baking sheets Mix butter and sugars. Stir in egg and vanilla extract. Mix all dry Ingredients in another bowl and add them to a butter mixture. This will create a thick dough. Stir in the chocolate chips. Press the dough into cake pan. Bake for 21-24 minutes Remove from oven and prepare rest of cake. While the cookie cake cools, prepare the brownie section: Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Prepare greased pan. Make the brownie by adding the butter and chocolate and set it over a pot of hot water. Once melted, stir until smooth. Mix vanilla extract, sugar and eggs in a bowl. Combine dry Ingredients in another medium bowl. Mix egg and chocolate mixture. Stir the flour creation into the chocolate creation. Bake for 35-38 minutes. Remove brownie from oven and cool. While the brownie cools, prepare the Oreo cake: Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Prepare pan. Mix together sour cream, egg whites, milk and vanilla extract. Once mixed, add flour and mix again. Add melted butter to the mixture. Stir in Oreo crumbs and the chopped Oreos.

Bake for 34-36 minutes. Remove from oven and cool and set aside. When the cake layers are ready, make the frosting: Mix shortening and butter together. Add half of the powdered sugar, mix until smooth. Add cocoa powder, vanilla extract and 4 Tablespoons of walk/milk. Add remaining powder sugar. Add additional water to the frosting Put the layers together: Remove the top edges from the cookie cake and remove the dome from the top of the Oreo cake. If the brownie is not flat, trim it until it is flat. Place the cookie on serving platter with 1 cup of frosting in a smooth layer. Add additional crushed Oreos to the top of the frosting. Add the Oreo cake and top with 1 cup of frosting. Add additional crushed Oreos to the top of the frosting. Place the brownie to the top of the cake. Add a coat of Oreo crumbs and frost the outside of the cake. If a chocolate ganache is desired, add additional chocolate chips to a heatproof bowl. Microwave your heavy whipping cream until boiling and pour on the chocolate chips. Then cover the bowl for 5 minute and whisk until smooth. Drizzle the chocolate ganache down the sides of the cake. Pour the rest of the ganache onto the top of the cake. Finish the cake with chocolate chips and Oreos. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.

20) Banana Pudding Poke Cake

Feel right at home with this classic and creamy banana pudding poke cake. It all begins with a delicious butter-based cake mix that oozes banana pudding and is topped with fresh bananas and wafer crumbs. Preparation Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 35-40 minutes Makes: 24 List of Ingredients: 3 Eggs (depends on the cake mix of choice) 3 Large Bananas 2 – 3.5 Ounces Boxes of Instant Banana Pudding 1/3 Cup Oil (depends on the cake mix of choice) 1 Regular Box of Yellow Cake Mix 1 Box of Vanilla Wafers 1 ¼ Cups of Water (depends on the cake mix of choice) 4 Cups of Milk 1 Container of Cool Whip OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Instructions: Preheat oven to 350-degrees. Bake the cake as instructed on the yellow cake mix box. Bake the cake mix for desired time, usually 35 to 40 minutes. After cake is baked, cool for 10 minutes. Poke holes in the cake. While cake is settling, make instant pudding per instructions on the pudding box. Pour evenly over cake. Chill in fridge for one hour. When chilled, layer the cake with sliced bananas to your liking. Sprinkle the top with crushed Vanilla wafers. If desired, add the tub of cool whip and sprinkle with crushed wafers. Place in refrigerator until ready to serve.

21) No Bake Strawberry Icebox Cake

Simple and flexible, this no bake icebox cake is meant for those hectic days when there isn’t much time to bake, but you need something sweet at the end of the day. This go-to cake combines all your favorite sweet flavors into one easy cake that is perfect for last minute decisions. Plus, the strawberries can easily be exchanged for other juicy fruits! Preparation Time: 4 hours and15 minutes Cooking Time: Zero! Makes: 12 to 16 List of Ingredients: 3½ Cups of Heavy Cream 2 Teaspoons Vanilla 19 Ounces Box of Graham Crackers ¼ Teaspoons Salt ½ Cup Powdered Sugar 2 Pounds of Fresh Strawberries 1 Thinly Sliced Banana OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Instructions:

Mix vanilla, powdered sugar and salt with the cream in a large bowl. Beat until cream is stiff. Spread a thin layer of cream mix in a pan, 9x13. Arrange graham crackers (approx. 5) along the bottom of the pan. Spread a thick layer of cream mix over crackers and top with a chunky layer of strawberries. On top of strawberries, place more crackers. Add cream mix and layer of bananas. Continue layering the cream layers until you reach the top of the pan. Refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight Top with strawberries if requested. Serve chilled.

22) Samoa Bar Cookies

We all have a favorite Girl Scout cookie. The dreamy Samoa cookie is made of simple Ingredients such as caramel, coconut, shortbread and chocolate, but this homemade recipe adds just a bit more flavor! Preparation Time: 30 Minutes Each Cooking Time: 25 Minutes Makes: 14-16 List of Ingredients: 2 Cups of All-Purpose Flour ½ Cup of Sugar 1 Large Egg ½ Teaspoons Vanilla Extract ¾ Cup of Softened Butter ¼ Teaspoons of Salt 3 Cups of Shredded Coconut 12 Ounces Chewy Caramels 3 Tablespoons milk 20 Ounces of Chocolate Chips OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Instructions: Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Mix softened butter and sugar. Beat in the eggs and vanilla extract. Make a crumbly mic by adding flour and salt. Prepare baking sheet. Bake for 25 minutes For the top, toast the coconut in the oven at 300 degrees for 10 minutes, turning occasionally. Melt the caramels in the microwave in a large bowl and mix with the milk and salt. Combine the mixture with the coconut and spread evening onto shortbread base.

23) Jell-O Cookies

Packed with flavor, and a kid favorite is a jazzy version of a sugar cookie with Jell-O cookies. The absolute best quality (besides the taste) of these cookies is the endless possibilities. Not in the mood for strawberry? You can choose orange, lemon, or even green apple! This is the perfect recipe to help kids develop their creativity and baking skills! Preparation Time: 10 Minutes Cooking Time: 10 Minutes Makes: 36 List of Ingredients: ½ Teaspoons Baking Soda 3 ¼ Cups All-Purpose Flour 1 teaspoon Baking Powder ½ Teaspoons Cream of Tarter 1 Cup Sugar 1 teaspoon Vanilla 1 Egg 1 ½ Cups of Unsalted Butter 1 Cup Sugar OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Instructions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, mix together sugar and butter with a mixer and add in egg and vanilla. In a separate bowl whisk together baking powder, baking soda, flour, and cream of tartar. Gradually add flour mixture to the wet Ingredients in the mixer. Divide the dough into four sections. Sprinkle two tablespoons of Jell-O onto each section and then knead the dough until combined. You can add a few drops of food coloring in, if you’d like the color to be more vibrant. Roll dough into 1-inch balls. Roll the balls into the extra Jell-O powder or in the sugar. Place dough onto the baking sheet two inches apart. Flatten the dough with the bottom of a glass. Bake cookies for 8-10 minutes. Remove cookies from the pan and allow to cool.

24) Mountain Dew Cake

This is one cake where looks can be very deceiving. When it’s finished, it looks like a plain, boring yellow cake. Take a bite of that plain looking cake and you’ll feel it pack a punch of flavor into your mouth. Preparation Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 50 minutes Makes: 24 List of Ingredients: 1 Regular Box of Lemon Cake Mix 1 3.4 Ounces of Lemon Instant Pudding Mix 4 Eggs ¾ Cup of Oil 1 can of room temperature Mountain Dew 3 Cups of Powdered Sugar OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Instructions: Preheat your oven to 350-degrees. S=Use cooking spray to grease a Bundt pan. Mix together the can of Mountain Dew, cake mix, the vegetable oil and the

eggs. Be sure to save some Mountain Dew (about ¼ cup) for the glaze! First mix Ingredients on low speed then medium until well blended. Pour your cake batter into the greased pan and bake 45 to 50 minutes Cool the hot cake in pan for roughly 10 minutes. To prepare the glaze, mix1 tablespoon of Mountain Dew with 3 ¼ cups powdered sugar. Stir the mixture until there are no more lumps. Pour glaze on top of cake allowing to coat the sides of the cake. When the glaze has a hard appeal, you may serve.

25) White Almond Sour Cream Wedding Cake

The purest and whitest of cakes is at the end of this recipe! The texture is perfect with fluff, flavor and moistness designed for specifically for a wedding. Note the serving size is intended for largest amounts of people, but it also completely customizable to your party! At the end, there is a list detailing what each pan size to use to make particular sizes for this recipe. Preparation Time: 20-30 Minutes Cooking Time: 1 Hour Makes: 40-50 List of Ingredients: 2 – 18 Ounces Boxes of White Cake Mix (Betty Crocker or Pillsbury) 2 Cups of All-Purpose Flour 2 Cups of Granulated Sugar 1 ½ Teaspoons Salt 2 2/3 Cups of Water ¼ Cup of Vegetable Oil 2 Teaspoons of Real Vanilla

2 Teaspoons of Almond Extract 2 Cups of Sour Cream 8 Large Egg Whites OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Instructions: Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Put all of the dry Ingredients in a bowl and mix together. Add the other Ingredients and mix for 2 minutes. Pour mixture into a well-greased cake pans. Baking time varies according to the size and depth of the pans being used. Pan Usage: In 2” deep pans, this recipe makes: One 14" round and one 6" round One 16" round One 12" round and one 10" round One 12 X 18" sheet cake One 12" round and one 8" round and one 6" round Two 9" squares 5 dozen cupcakes.

26) Oreo Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies

IF at any time you plan on making plain chocolate chip cookies, we beg you to take the extra step into stuffing them with an Oreo. This recipe is everything you want out of a chocolate chip cookie AND an Oreo cookie. Gooey with different blends of chocolate and a soft, sweet flavor of being dipper in milk – this recipe is a must try! Preparation Time: 15 Minutes Cooking Time: 20 Minutes Makes: 12 List of Ingredients: 15 Pieces if Oreo Cookies ¾ Cup of Cottage Cheese 2/3 Cup of Cocoa Powder 1 Cup of Flour ¾ Cup of Butter 1 Cup of Sugar A Pinch of Salt A Pinch of Vanilla 2 Large Eggs ¼ Cup of Powdered Sugar OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Instructions: Preheat your oven to 180 degrees. Spread muffin tins on a thick baking sheet. Melt the butter and mix sugar and cocoa with it. Mix eggs and egg whites, chocolate mixture and pinch of salt and flour. Put an Oreo on the bottom of each muffin tin and cover with the dough. Bake for 20 minutes. To make the cream, mix cottage cheese, 4 chopped Oreos and powdered sugar and freeze for 15 minutes. Cover with cream.

27) Lemon Cool Whip Cookies

Only four Ingredients make up these cookies that are also known in the golden days as lemon whippersnappers. For all the bakers of the world, you’ll realize this recipe is not limited to only a lemon flavor. It’s completely flexible to any flavor you desire. The lemon just happens to give a bite of zest and sweetness in a light a fluffy texture. Preparation Time: 5 Minutes Cooking Time: 10 Minutes Makes: 10 List of Ingredients: 1 tub of Cool Whip (8 ounce) 1 box lemon cake mix 1 Cup powdered sugar 1 egg OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Instructions: Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.

Prepare a pan with cooking spray. In a large bowl, cool whip, cake mix and egg to create a fluffy mix. Scoop dough and drop into powdered sugar until covered completely. Set cookies on cookie sheet. Bake for 8 minutes or until lightly golden. Let cool.

28) Ritz Cracker Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

These limited-edition cookies often come out around the holidays, but we’ve discovered the simple recipe to enjoy these perfect cookies all yearround! Chocolate and peanut butter are a timeless combination, add in the salty flavor of ritz crackers and you have a recipe fit for a queen – or king! Plus, this recipe adds extra flavor with butterscotch chips! Preparation Time: 15 Min Cooking Time: 25 Min Makes: 30 delicious cookies List of Ingredients: 12 Ounces of Chocolate – your choice 6 Ounces of Butterscotch Chips 1 Jar of Peanut Butter - Creamy 8 Ounces of White Chocolate 60 Ritz Crackers OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Instructions:

Take two Ritz Crackers and peanut butter and make sandwiches. Melt your choice of chocolate, butterscotch chip and white chocolate together. Place your sandwiches in the warm, chocolate mix. Freeze for approximately 30 minutes.

29) New York Cheesecake Cookies

Two of your favorite desserts have come together to give you ultimate happiness in a bite! This recipe is meant to be followed exactly to ensure sweetness and consistency. The cookies are perfect for every occasion and give everyone that taste of cheesecake their body always desires! Preparation Time: 20 Minutes Cooking Time: 15 Minutes Makes: 12 List of Ingredients: 1 Cup flour 1 1⁄4 Cups graham crackers, finely crushed (1 sleeve) 1 egg 3 Ounces cream cheese, softened 1 and 1⁄2 Teaspoons of baking powder 1⁄2 Cup brown sugar, packed 1⁄4 Cup of granulated sugar 1 stick of unsalted butter, softened 2 Teaspoons of lemon zest 1⁄2 Teaspoons vanilla extract OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Instructions:

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Mix flour, baking powder and graham cracker crumbs. Mix butter and brown sugar then add egg white. Add mixture to the graham cracker crumbs creation and mix together. In different bowl, mix granulated with sugar softened cream cheese, egg yolk, vanilla and lemon zest. Set combinations aside. Scoop dough on baking sheet and flatten. Spoon the cream cheese into the indents in the cookies. Bake for 12 minutes.

Afterthought

Do you have any comments about my book? It’s been an overwhelmingly long month putting together this book, and your opinion would make me glad. Also, many people are seeking the right book, and your feedback is vital in helping me know how to be better and guiding others to the perfect book. Thank you, Keanu Wood

Biography The food industry looked like the perfect place to showcase his love for food, coming from the fashion industry. We would like to say that he did not make a mistake as he immediately made his mark as a fine dining restaurant extraordinaire. Being an Asian-American also made customers fall in love with his dishes, as Keanu carefully combined these two cultures, cuisines, ingredients, flavors, and cooking styles to deliver mouth-watering and rich, decadent food for everyone. Will Cook learn how to mix flavors to invoke taste, and using the Yin and Yang symbol, his business balanced food with impeccable precision. While customers loved the décor, ambiance, and good service, it was the food that made all the difference. He moved back to his hometown to bring his talent, skills, and diverse food to a new palate. His uncanny mastery of organization and putting that extra effort