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Does A Booty Good Cookies

 Booty cookie 2

At Christmas my sister, Laurie, gifted me with some gourmet cupcakes but what I loved the most about them was the box. I have it sitting on my scale and knew I needed to create some "Does A Booty Good" cookies. Then I remember these grand marnier cream cheese chocolate chip cookies. These are the first recipe I ever had published (in a small church cookbook), I was 19 I think. Gosh, grand marnier,19 and a church cookbook, well, I will not comment  ;-)

Boy, nothing does your booty better than cream cheese, chocolate and grand marnier!!!!  Now being a spoiled brat that I was at 19 (I did not have to pay for that grand marnier, thank you daddy for letting me use yours for the cookies!!) I thought nothing of using a 1/4 cup. But I am a big girl now (and have to buy my own) and wow, the stuff is expensive. I am posting the recipe the original way I wrote it but between me and you, now, I would NEVER waste good, incredibly expensive grand marnier on cookies. Instead I would use an inexpensive orange liqueur and save the grand marnier to have with the cookie!!. Enjoy xoxo

Does A Booty Good or Grand Marnier Cream Cheese Chocolate Chip Cookies

½ cup butter

6 oz. cream cheese

½ cup evaporated cain or granulated sugar

½ cup rapadura or brown sugar

2 eggs

1 TSP grated orange peel

1 tsp vanilla

¼ cup Grand Marnier (or cheap triple sec or orange juice)

2 cups flour (whole pastry or all-purpose)

2 tsp baking powder

1 tsp salt

1 cup dark chocolate, chopped or chips

 

Pre-heat oven 350

Cream butter, cheese and sugars together. 

Add eggs, peel, vanilla and Grand Marnier; beat well. 

Sift together flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture. Stir in chocolate.  Drop from teaspoon 2 inches apart on un-greased cookie sheet. 

Bake about 10-12 minutes, until edges start to brown and center puffs up a bit.  

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Dianntha Lessig

Yum, they sound so good. I never thought of cup cakes as a gift but I know I would love that too. We have a place in town that also uses pink boxes, they are just too cute! Blessings to you sister!! Dianntha

Sharon@sharonlovejoy.com

The box is hilarious! and the cookies look like they will be delicious.

I can't believe that a church let a 19 year old publish a recipe with Grand Marnier, but then what were you doing with GM in the first place.

Love checking in on you dear Clarice.

Sharon Lovejoy Writes from Sunflower House and a Little Green Island

Gumbo Lily

What a fun box and a delicious sounding cookie. I love cookies. All kinds.

Jody

Mica

yum and naughty for one who is dieting...Hugs to you Clarice!!!! I am now really tempted...Hugs,Mica

Theresa

These cookies sound BOOTY good! Have to love that name!!! :) Thank you for sharing the recipe, Clarice! xoxo Theresa

Thimbleanna

Oooh, those look yummy Clarice -- thanks for the recipe!

Gina

the box is adorable! Thats the nice thing about cute packages, once you lick your fingers of the last yummy drop, you still have a sweet treat for the eyes.

heather

that is too cute and they look so yummy! who doesnt love cupcakes?! they do everything good!~ :)

Raeann

Clarice ~ These sound absolutely divine! Now why did you go and do that!?! Grand Marnier ~ my one weekness!
;~P

seanymph

I use brandy and Grand Marnier to soak my fruitcakes with at Christmas. Just this yr tho I found a brandy with orange liqueur in it that is much cheaper than Grand Marnier. And by talking to the shop owner I found out its made with Cognac which is just aged brandy. So I could use the cheaper one and it wouldnt matter. You might want to do that or mix the orange liqueur with a bit of brandy.

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