Meemaw’s Kitchen Sink Christmas Cookies

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Servings: 60 cookies
Prep Time: 1 hour 20 min
Cook Time: 25 min
Difficulty: Easy

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3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cream of tartar
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 pound (2 sticks) butter, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup lightly packed light brown sugar
1 cup vegetable oil
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup puffed rice cereal
1 cup sweetened flaked coconut
1 cup rolled old-fashioned oats
1 (8-ounce) package toffee bits
White chocolate, for dipping
15 peppermint hard candies, crushed, for garnish

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, cream of tartar, and salt.

Using an electric mixer, cream the butter and sugars. Scrape the sides of the mixer bowl and beat in the oil, egg, and vanilla until smooth. Beat in the flour mixture in 3 small additions, scraping the sides of the bowl after each one. Slowly beat in the rice cereal, coconut, and oats. Fold in the toffee bits and refrigerate the dough, covered, for 1 hour.

Drop rounded tablespoons of dough on 2 cookie sheets, leaving at least 1-inch of space around each drop. Bake until the cookies are golden around the edges, 12 to 14 minutes. Transfer the cookies to wire racks to cool.

Using a double boiler, melt the white chocolate. Dip the cookies into the white chocolate and sprinkle crushed peppermint to decorate. Allow to cool or serve warm. Store in an airtight container at room temperature.

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I am looking for Paula Deen's Christmas breakfast receipe that she cooked on Fox & Frriends dur the Christmas Season. Help@

By Judy Miller on January 21, 2013

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Paula, my mom used to make a sauce for bread pudding i have noidea what was allin it it would be clear to a gray color as it cooled it could be reheated to thin again it was sweet but not to sweet can u help also she make a cake with cheeries in a glass bowl and she put the cake on the bottom and the cherries and during the baking they switched places it was so yummy she died in 2000 and for years before she could not remember all the stuff in them can you help :( hpe to be smile Stac

By Stacy Clausen on December 18, 2012

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Love the cookies. Can someone please provide the nutritional breakdown please?

By Anonymous on December 16, 2012

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Do you use milk chocolate English toffee bits or bits without the chocokate?

By monica on December 13, 2012

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These cookies are to die for! The only thing I changed; instead of dipping the cookies in the white chocolate, I spread it on top and sprinkled the peppermint! Paula Deen is AMAZING!

By Ashley on December 11, 2012

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Paula I feel close to you you are a mother of two boys so am I and a wonderful Daughter You have inspired me to make the missippi mud pie and now meemas xmas cookies. I know they will be awesome! Christmas is sometimes hard for us and I miss my brother he died not to long ago by a drunk driver. Remember Paula Dean's fans Don't Drink and Drive Have a Safe Christmas God Bless CiCi from Albuquerque NM

By CiCi Romero on December 04, 2012

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These look great! Where is the plate from?

By Katie on November 30, 2012

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will Rice Crispies work, can't find puffed rice? Thanks

By kathy Tomlinson on December 22, 2011

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I have just replaced my favorite Christmas cookie. These are to die for.... Yum

By Lennie Honerlaw on December 20, 2011

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did anyone try making the dough and putting it in the fridge overnight and baking them the next day??? How did they turn out?

By melissa on December 14, 2011

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THESE COOKIES ARE AMAZING! THANK YOU PAULA

By Carrie on December 12, 2011

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I made these to take to my first sweet swap, and I won Best Overall (best tasting AND most festive)! The hardest part was crushing the peppermint. smile

By Jan on December 11, 2011

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You, your recipes, your family are terrific and much appreciated. Thank you for brightening our kitchens and lives.

By Cora on December 08, 2011

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Made these for a cookie exchange party this week!!! So tasty, and the cookies are equally delicious warm out of the oven before you dip in chocolate!! I plan to make half with white chocolate, half with dark chocolate.. will roll the white chocolate in peppermint candy canes crushed, and the milk chocolate dipped, will roll in mini M&M's or colored sparkles for fun!! DELISH! double batch is perfect! some for me and hubby! the rest for the girls at the party!

By Jennifer Miller on December 06, 2011

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This is a delicious recipe and was easy enough for my 11 year old to do. We did add a little extra butter to make the dough more moist. We also dipped half the batch in milk chocolate, for variety. I agree with others who say the cookie is almost better without the chocolate dip. I'd also love to hear if anyone has tried adding chocolate chips to the batter. I'd think that would be an amazing variation on a chocolate chip cookie

By Ursula on December 04, 2011

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I made these cookies and took them to work. They were a hugh hit! When they found out it was a Paula Deen recipe many of them said "Well no wonder their so good!"

By Nancy on April 26, 2011

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my wife made me these cookis and they were great. hope she makes another batch soon

By jimmy turner on December 29, 2010

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Just finished baking these for the first time. I couldn't wait to try one, so before they were dipped in chocolate I had one, and they are THE BEST even without the chocolate. Easy to make; nice dough (I did add about 1/3 stick more of butter due to one of the reviews) and a nice big batch. I think I may just leave 1/2 of them plain - they're great!

By Teresa Oman on December 23, 2010

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By GEORGINA R.DE GARZA on December 15, 2010

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AFTER MIXING ALL INGREDIENTS AND DOUBLE CHECKING THE AMOUNTS, I FOUNDTHE DOUGH VERY DRY. IT WAS IMPOSSIBLE TO EVEN USE A COOKIE SCOOP...SO I THOUGHT WHAT WOULD PAUL DO.. SO I ADDED ANOTHER STICK OF BUTTER AND IT TURNED OUT FINE.

By Anonymous on December 08, 2010

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