The Morning News Holiday Cookie Collection

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***In Memory Of ‘Grampa Hakala’***


2014 Cookie Recipes

Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies – Sheila from Rockland
Italian Christmas Cookies – Sheila from Pembroke
Butter Toffee Cookies – Bill from Pembroke
Oatmeal Cookies – Sheila from Hanson
Three Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies – CariLynne from Rockland
No Bake Cookies – Hazel Fraher from Hanson

Grampa Hakala’s Peanut Butter Balls

18 oz. Jar of crunch peanut butter
½ sticks of butter or margarine

2 ¼ cups of graham cracker crumbs

1 package of confectionary sugar

12 oz. Package of chocolate bits

½ stick of paraffin wax

Mix peanut butter, butter, graham cracker crumbs, and sugar together. Roll into ¾ inch balls. Melt the chocolate bits in a double boiler, w/the paraffin wax. Take and dip the balls in the chocolate w/ a candy stick. Place on wax paper and later in refrigerator to cool. Enjoy!”

(Not a cookie, but a great Hakala Family tradition)


2012 Cookies

Gooey Delights – Sandy, East Weymouth
Coffee Dulce de Leche Icebox Cookies — Sheila, Rockland
Sour Cream Cookies — Sheila, Pembroke
White Chocolate Oreo Balls — Sheila, Pembroke
Death by Chocolate – Bill, Pembroke
Maple Bacon Cookies – Cari-Lynne, Rockland
Gluten free Peanut Butter Cookies – Doris, Hanson
Two-Ingredient Crispy Coconut Macaroons – Shelia-Marie, Hanson
Three-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies – Meredith, Rockland
John’s famous ‘Cut Out’ Cookies – John, Rockland
Macadamia Coconut Cookie – Jim, Abington
Deep Fried Chocolate Cookies – Bev, Michigan

2011 Cookies:

Pizza Cookies
Cookies on a stick

2010 Cookies

Almond Bark Drop Cookies
Dark Chocolate Mint Cookies
Ma Rollock’s Pizzelles
Easy Lemon Cookies
Orange Carrot Cookies
Macaroon Cookies
Plop Cookies
Cluffies (Cranberry Fluffies)
Chocolate Sandwich Cookies
Polish Christmas Cookies
Christmas Wreath Cookies
Chocolate-Expresso Snowcaps
Peanut Butter Shortbread
Red Velvet Cookies

2009 Cookies:

Coconut and Cherry Craisin Cookies
Christmas Rocks
My Favorite Sugar Cookies
Candy Cane Cookies
No Bake Peanut Butter Cookies
Candy Cane Ginger Snaps
Gluten Free Pignoli Cookies
Ricotta Cookies
Nutmeg Cookies
2009 Dark Chocolate Lava Drops
Lemon Shortbread Trees
Pudding Chocolate Chunk Cookies
Chocolate Peanut Butter Drops
Cranberry Coconut Bars
Anise Biscotti
Chocolate-Expresso Snowcaps
Easy Pecan Poppers
Hawaiian Christmas Cookies

2008 Cookies:

Carrot Cake Cookies
Orange-Chocolate Chip Biscotti
Lebkuchen Cookie Bars
Cherry & Chocolate Chip Cookies
Almond Lemon Cookies
Orange Juice Cookies
Mini Chip Snowball Cookies
Greek Christmas Cookies
Peppermint Snowball Cookies
Peppermint Candy Sprintz
Easy No-Bake Oatmeal Cookie
Nana’s Spicy Gingerbread Cookies

2007 Cookies:

Grampa Hakala’s Peanut Butter Balls
Secret Kiss Cookies
Chocolate Dunked Candy Cane Cookies
Sheila’s Scotch Shortbread
Caramel Oatmeal Cookies
Lemon Pecan Cookies
Butterscotch Brownies
Minnesota Munchers
Easy Drop Sugar Cookies
Chocolate Buttersweets
Matzo Brittle
Espresso Shortbread Cookie Bars
Cranberry Walnut Oatmeal Ginger White Chocolate Chip Cookies
Sugar Cookie Bars
Snow-Capped Christmas Trees
Chocolate-Chocolate Chip-Peppermint Cookies
No Bake Mocha Bonbons
Apricot Angel Cookies
Holiday Spice Drops
Mince Meat Oatmeal Cookies
Sugar Cookies

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