Chocolate Brownie Cookie Recipe

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   Recipe from the first lady in 1975, Mrs. Gerald Ford and a Recipe from the Vice Presidents wife in 1975, Mrs. Nelson Rockefeller.

Enjoy recipes from an old cookbook made years ago from a rural community plus a recipe from the White House during that time.

Chocolate Brownie Cookie Recipe

Brownie Drops Cookies

   Ingredients required
2 bars German sweet chocolate
1 tbsp butter
2 eggs
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup on sifted flour
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
3/4 cup chopped pecans

Preheat oven 350 degrees

Instructions Recipe for Brownie Drops Cookies

   Melt chocolate and butter over hot water. Cool. Beat eggs until foamy, then add sugar, 2 tablespoons at a time, beat until thinkened, about 5 minutes on medium speed. Blend in chocolate mixture. And flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. Blend. Stir in vanilla and nuts. Drop by teaspoons onto greased cookie sheet. Big 8 to 10 minutes. Cool slightly on sheet. Makes 36 cookies.

Recipe for Hello Dolly Bars

   Ingredients required
1/4 lb of margarine, melted in pan
1 cup of graham cracker crumbs
1 cup flaked coconut
1 cup chocolate bits
1 cup chopped nuts
1 can sweetened condensed milk

Preheat oven 350 degrees

Instructions Recipe for Hello Dolly Bars

   Add ingredients in order, in layers in a 8 by 8 inch pan. Poor milk over top. Don't mix. Bake 35 to 40 minutes. After baked sprinkle confectionary sugar over them.

Brownie with Nuts Cookies

   Ingredients required
4 squares unsweetened chocolate, 4 oz
2/3 cup shortening
2 cup sugar
4 eggs
1 1/2 cup flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup chopped nuts

Preheat oven 350 degrees

Instructions for Brownie with Nuts Recipe

   Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 13 by 9 and 1/2 by 2 inch pan. Melt chocolate and shortening over low heat. Beat in sugar and eggs. Measure flour by dipping method or by sifting. Blend flour, baking powder and salt. Stir in nuts. Spreading in pan. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until toothpick stuck in center comes out clean. Cut in bars and frost if desired. Serves 28 bars.

Rich Chocolate Bars

   Ingredients required
1/2 cup butter
1/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons cocoa
2 eggs, beaten
2 teaspoons Nestles Quick
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups of graham cracker crumbs
1 cup of coconut
1/2 cup chopped nuts
1/4 cup butter
2 cups of confectioners sugar
2 tablespoons instant vanilla pudding
3 tablespoons milk

Instructions for Rich Chocolate Bars Recipe

   Mix in double boiler first six ingredients. Mix well. Put over heat, stir until butter is melted and mixture becomes smooth like custard, 3 minutes. In mixing bowl combine next three ingredients. Add this to the above cook mixture. Mix well. Spread in 9 by 9 inch or 7 by 11 inch pan. Serves 10 to 12. Icing: Cream butter, add gradually and alternately confectionery sugar and instant pudding. Combined with milk. Sprinkle with chocolate cake sprinkles.

Chocolate Brownies Recipe

   Ingredients required
1/2 cup butter
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
2 squares melted chocolate
1/2 cup nut meats
1/2 cup flour
pinch of salt

Preheat oven 350 degrees

Instructions for Chocolate Brownies Recipe

   Cream butter and sugar. Add beaten eggs, melted chocolate, flour, salt, vanilla and nut meats. Baked in a 8 by 8 in pan for 30 minutes.

Recipe Congo Bars

   Ingredients required
2 3/4 cup flour
2 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup melted shortening
2 1/4 cup light brown sugar
3 eggs
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
6 oz package chocolate chips

Preheat oven 350 degrees

Instructions for Recipe Congo Bars

   Sift dry ingredients together. Mix shortening, sugar, and eggs and add dry ingredients in chocolate chips to cream mixture. Baked in a 13 by 9 inch pan for about 30 minutes. Makes about two dozen.

Two Tone Brownies

   Ingredients required
1/3 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1/2 cup sifted flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup chopped nuts
1 1/2 squares unsweetened chocolate, melted

Preheat oven 375 degrees

Instructions for Two Tone Brownies

   Cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy, beet in eggs. Sift dry ingredients together and add to cream mixture. Mix thoroughly. Stir in vanilla and nuts. Divided dough in half. To one half, add chocolate and spread in greased 8 in square pan. Spread remaining half of dough on top. Bake at 375 degrees for about 20 minutes. Cool in pan, set on rack 10 minutes, or cool completely, then cut in two inches squares. Makes 16.

List of Cookie Recipes

Applesauce Cookies
Brownie and Chocolate Cookie
Dates, Raisin Cookies
Fortune Cookie
Ginger Cookie
Lemonade Cookie
Molasses Cookies
Oatmeal Cookie
Peanut Butter Cookie
Pineapple Cookies
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip
Sugar Cookie
Sugarless Cookies

Baking Abbreviations
tsp. - teaspoon
Tbsp. - tablespoon
C. - cup
pt. - pint
qt. - quart
pk. - peck
bu. - bushel
oz. - ounce, ounces
lb. - pound, pounds
sq. - square
min. - minute, minutes
hr. - hour, hours
mod. - moderate, moderately
doz. - dozen
Simplified Measures
dash - less than 1/8 teaspoon
3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon
16 tablespoon = 1 cup
1 cup = 1/2 pint
2 cups = 1 pint
2 pints (4 cups) = 1 quart
4 quarts(liquid) = 1 gallon
8 quarts(solid) = 1 peck
4 pecks = 1 bushel
16 ounces = 1 pound
2 tablespoon = 1/4 cup
5 1/3 tablespoons = 1/3 cup
8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup
10 2/3 tablespoons = 2/3 cup
12 tablespoons = 3/4 cup
14 tablespoons = 7/8 cup