Lemon Peanut Cookies

Today I made Lemon Peanut Cookies!

3/4C butter, 3 oz fat-free cream cheese, 1C powdered sugar, 1t vanilla, 1T lemon zest, 2t lemon juice, scant 2C flour, 1C chopped peanuts, powdered sugar

Preheat oven to 300F.

Lemon Peanut Cookies

Cream butter and cream cheese until light and fluffy. Add sugar and beat well. Add vanilla, lemon juice and zest. Beat well. Add flour. Mix well. Stir in peanuts. Roll into 1″ balls and place on baking sheet 1″ apart.

Lemon Peanut Cookies

Bake 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned on bottom. While hot, roll in powdered sugar.

Lemon Peanut Cookies

Lemon Peanut Cookies

Mocha Cookie Bars

Today I made Mocha Cookie Bars!

2/3C butter, 2C brown sugar, 2 eggs, 1C strong brewed coffee, cooled, 1t baking soda, 1t baking powder, 1t salt, 3 1/3C flour, 2C chocolate chips, melted

Preheat oven to 375F.

Mocha Cookie Bars

Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs. Mix well. Stir in coffee. In separate bowl, sift dry ingredients. Add to coffee mixture. Blend well. Fold in melted chips.

Mocha Cookie Bars

Pour into greased 9″X13″ baking dish. Bake 40 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pan on rack. Cut into bars.

Mocha Cookie Bars