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Each week, this column offers recipes from Valley cookbooks. If your organization would like to have

Published: Wed, May 10, 2017 @ 12:00 a.m.

Each week, this column offers recipes from Valley cookbooks. If your organization would like to have its cookbook showcased, please contact our features editor Barb Shaffer at 330-747-1471, ext. 1282, or email her at shaffer@vindy.com.


chocolate scotcheroos

by Allison engstrom

“These cookies will be gone before you know it!”

1cup granulated sugar

1cup light corn syrup

11/2cups peanut butter

6cups Rice Krispies


1cup chocolate chips

1cup butterscotch chips

Combine sugar and corn syrup in sauce pan. Cook (stirring often) until mixture boils. Remove from heat. Stir in peanut butter and mix well. Add Rice Krispies, mix well. Press mixture into greased 13-by 9-inch pan (use wax paper to spread evenly). Melt chocolate and butterscotch chips in microwave, stirring often. Spread over cookie mixture. Cool until firm. Cut into squares. Yields two dozen.



“This cookie came in second place overall at the Hugs and Kisses, Hopes and Wishes Cookie Carnival.”

2sticks butter (1 cup)

3/4teaspoon baking soda

11/2cups all-purpose flour

11/4cups packed brown sugar

11/2cups oatmeal


1jar seedless raspberry jam

11/2cups white chocolate chips or wafers

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix together butter, baking soda, flour and brown sugar, mix well. Add oatmeal. Pat half the mixture into 13-by 9-inch pan. Bake for 10 minutes. Remove from oven. Spread jam. Top with white chocolate. Top with remaining crumb mixture. Bake 20-25 minutes.



“Everyone will love these delicious treats, and no one will ever know how easy these are to make.”

116-ounce package of Oreo cookies

18-ounce package of cream cheese

28-ounce packages Baker’s semi-sweet baking chocolate, melted

Crush nine cookies and reserve for later use, crushing remaining cookies to fine crumbs, place in bowl. Add cream cheese and mix until well blended. Roll cookie mixture into small balls. Dip balls in melted chocolate and place on wax-paper covered cookie sheet, sprinkle with reserved crumbs. Refrigerate until firm.


Proceeds from this cookie cookbook support the programs and services that help the children served by Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley.


Each book costs $20 and may be purchased by calling Akron Children’s Development Office at 330-746-9122 or emailing jstock@chmca.org.

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