Good homemade cookie recipes include ultimate chocolate chip cookies, peanut butter and butterscotch cookies, oatmeal chocolate chip cookies, chocolate coconut macaroons and blondies with peanut chips and jelly. Basic ingredients needed to make homemade cookies are flour, sugar, eggs, salt and baking soda.
The ultimate peanut butter cookie recipe is highly rated and requires 45 minutes preparation time. To create the dough for this recipe, combine 3/4 cup white sugar, 3/4 cup brown sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla with the remaining ingredients, stirring until dough is stiff. Stir in one package of semisweet chocolate chips and 1 cup of coarsely chopped nuts, and place rounded teaspoonfuls of dough onto a cookie sheet. When using margarine in this recipe, select a brand that has at least 65 percent vegetable oil. Homemade peanut butter cookies include 1 1/2 cups of chunky peanut butter and one package of butterscotch morsels, chilling the dough for 2 hours before baking.
A popular oatmeal cookie recipe combines 2 cups of quick-cooking oats with packed brown sugar and 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips, and adding 1 cup of chopped nuts is optional. To make PB and J blondies combine dry ingredients with the butter mixture and fold in 1 cup peanut butter chips and 3/4 cup crushed roasted peanuts. Use a spoon to incorporate 1/2 cup fruit preserves.