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Each Tuesday, Bless Others! (Mar. 31)

John 13:34 “Love one another, as I have loved you, so you must love one another.”

Each Tuesday, let’s take time to bless someone. We can bless our family in fun easy ways that will make them feel special and happy! This week let’s bake!

Chocolate Chip Cookies

  • 1C Butter (room temperature)
  • 1C Sugar
  • 1/2 C Brown Sugar
  • 2 1/2 C Flour
  • 2 beaten Eggs
  • 1 Tbsp water
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 C Chocolate Chips

First, wash your hands! & preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Use a hand mixer and cream together the butter and sugars. Add vanilla, eggs and water while mixing.

In another bowl, mix the flour, salt and soda. Gradually mix this into the wet ingredients until smooth. Stir in the chocolate chips.

Drop Tablespoons of the batter on an ungreased cookie sheet about 2 inches apart.

Bake for 9-11 minutes, take out of the oven and cool.


If you have leftover Christmas, Halloween, or Valentine’s sprinkles in your pantry, then you may want to make sugar cookies!

Use up your sprinkles, mix and match them and get creative, your family will love them!

Sugar Cookies

  • 1 C Butter
  • 1 C Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 1/2 teasp Vanilla
  • 1 teasp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 teas Salt
  • 21/2 C Flour

First, wash your hands! & preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Use a hand mixer and cream together the butter and sugar together for about 2 minutes. While mixing, add in the eggs, vanilla, baking powder and salt. Gradually add in the flour while mixing until creamy and smooth.

drop Tablespoons of dough on an ungreased cookie sheet about 2 inches apart.

Bake about 8 minutes. take them out of the oven and add sprinkles and let cool.

Place cookies on a plate and add a sweet note to your loved one, they will enjoy your thoughtfulness!


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