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Post by LadyHawke » Tue Sep 18, 2007 5:32 am

Again...I managed to save some of them....I have no idea who to credit them to, so if you recognize the recipe as yours, let me know and I will edit my post to give credit where credit is due!!

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Post by LadyHawke » Tue Sep 18, 2007 5:33 am

originally posted by Free-At-Last-WW

Jumbo Molasses Cookies
These are chewy from an old BC cookbook, and I ice them with a simple powdered sugar and milk icing.

1 c sugar
1/2 c butter or margarine
1 c molasses
1/2 c water
4 c all purpose or whole wheat flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 1/2 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp ea. cloves, nutmeg and allspice

Icing
Mix butter and sugar, add remaining ingred's and chill 2 hrs in fridge. Roll dough out on floured surface with floured rolling pin. Cut into circles about 3" across. They will puff up considerably so separate them about 1 1/2 in at least apart on baking sheet. Bake 375F 10-12 mins or until almost no indentation remains when touched. Cool 2 mins before removing from sheet. Ice as desired when cool.
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Post by LadyHawke » Tue Sep 18, 2007 5:42 am

Molasses Cookies
3/4 cup shortening
1/4 cup molasses
2 cup flour
2 t. soda
1 t. ginger
1 cup sugar
1/4 t. salt
1 t. cinnamon
1 egg

Mix shortening, egg, molasses together in one bowl. In a separate bowl mix together flour, soda, ginger, sugar, salt, and cinnamon. Mix dry ingredients with shortening, etc. Roll dough into one inch balls. Bake cookies on ungreased cookie sheet for 10 to 15 min. at 375 degrees. Cookies can be rolled in sugar before being baked.

The first batch took almost 14 minutes and the subsequent batches took less each batch. Made 5/6 dozen.

Looking forward to seeing your favorite cookies.

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Post by LadyHawke » Tue Sep 18, 2007 5:43 am

Gingercrinkles

2 ¼ c sifted flour
1 tsp salt
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
½ tsp ground cloves
1 tsp ginger
¾ cup soft shortening
1 c brown sugar packed
1 egg unbeaten
½ c molasses

Sift flour salt soda cinnamon cloves ginger
Mix shortening with brown sugar and egg until very light and fluffy
Mix in molasses then flour mixture

Refrigerate at least one hour. then shape into walnut sized balls and dip into granulated sugar

3 inches apart on greased cookie sheet. 2-3 drops of water on top of each cookie

Bake 8-9 minutes at 375. Cooked too long they’ll get hard… test a few first.

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Post by LadyHawke » Tue Sep 18, 2007 6:00 am

Originally posted by Atlanticflyer

Whipped Scotch Cookies

1/2 cup margarine or butter
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup icing sugar
1/4 cup cornstarch
1 tsp vanilla
1 1/2 cup flour
cherries or other toppings

whip with the electric beater the butter and shortening til light and fluffy. gradually add the remaining ingredients one at a time (except for toppings). it should look like whipped cookie dough. preheat the oven to 325 farenheit. drop the cookies on the sheet with a tablespoon and place in the oven. halfway through cooking (before they brown and harden) take them out and add toppings like a half cherry. place back in oven til lightly brown on the bottom.

enjoy!!!

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Banana Split Cookies

Post by Pandora » Wed Sep 19, 2007 1:14 am

Banana Split Cookies

1 banana, mashed
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
1/2 cup crunchy peanut butter
1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 cup sugar
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon banana extract
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate morsels

Directions:
Preheat oven to 350°F. Combine banana, butter, peanut butter, sugars, egg and banana extract until creamy.

Stir in flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt, mixing well. Stir in chocolate morsels. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheet.

Bake 10-13 minutes until light golden brown. Cool 1 minute on baking sheet, then remove to wire racks to cool completely.

(Makes about 3 dozen)

My personal note: These are a soft moist cookie. They hold together well without crumbling apart and would probably work well for mailing.

Enjoy

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Post by Karennabop » Thu Sep 20, 2007 4:12 am

*Original post by atlanticflyer*

Cinnamon Roll Up Cookies

mix in order:

1 cup sugar
3/4 cup melted margarine
1 cup milk
1 tsp baking soda
2 tsp cream of tartar
flour to make soft dough (usually 3 to 4 cups)

roll 1/2 out on floured board til it forms a rectangular shape about 1/2 inch thick. spread with soft margarine but keep away from the edges. sprinkle 1/2 cup brown sugar and 1 tsp connamon on top. roll like a jelly roll, chill one hour. slice in 1/2 inch thickness circles and bake at 350 degrees farenheit til golden but not overdone (sugar will burn if left too long). repeat steps with the other ball of dough.

Enjoy!

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Post by Karennabop » Fri Sep 21, 2007 8:17 pm

*Original post by CountryCook*

Coffee Bars ( my notes are in paranthesis)
1 lb brown sugar aprox 2 1/4 cups ( I use aprox 1 and 3/4)
2 eggs
1 c. veg oil ( I use a skimpy cup of unsweetened applesauce and 1 tab oil)
1 c. warm strong coffee
1 tsp van ( I like 2-3 tsp)
3 c flour ( I use 1/2 white and 1/2 wheat blend ) sifted with the following:
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
Mix all ingred .Stir in aprox 1/2 cup of choc chips. Place in greased large cookie sheet- like a jelly roll pan. Top with more choc chips (sometimes I use 1/2 choc chips and 1/2 white choc or peanut butter chips ) and nuts.
Bake - 350 degrees for aprox 30-35 min. If use applesauce -check a few min early. Don't put chips so they're touching sides of pan or they will burn -don't ask how I know )

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Post by Karennabop » Fri Sep 21, 2007 9:09 pm

*Original post by Sharie01*

HOMEMADE SUGAR COOKIES
Pre-Heat oven to 350°
Combine the following ingredients (stir w/ large spoon or hands until blended):

1 Cup of Sugar
2 Eggs
1 Stick of Butter or Margerine (softened or melted but not too hot)
2 Cups of Pioneer or Bisquick biscuit mix
1 Teaspoon of Vanilla Extract

Lay out a large piece of wax paper, sprinkle flour on it, then place cookie dough on it. Get a glass cup with no handles on it sprinkle w/ flour and use it to roll out your dough. Then use the open end of the glass to cut the cookies out (or a cookie cutter). Place cookies on greased baking pan, sprinkle with sugar, then bake for approximately 10 minutes. It's a lot faster & easier than it sounds! Kids love to make and eat these cookies!

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Post by Karennabop » Fri Sep 21, 2007 10:53 pm

*Original post by MillerMomma*

Peanut Butter Sandwiches
Ingredients:
Ritz crackers (1- 1 1/2 sleeves - depends on how large/small the package of chocolate)
peanut butter
white chocolate discs (1 package)

in double boiler melt white chocolate discs
as chocolate is melting, make peanut butter sandwiches
when chocolate is fully melted, remove from heat
dip sandwhiches into chocolate and then place on waxed paper to cool


it seems way too simple to taste so good!

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Post by Hopeful » Fri Oct 19, 2007 8:02 pm

Honey-Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies
*From Recipezaar*

2 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup vegetable shortening or butter
2 oz bittersweet chocolate, chopped
1 1/4 cups honey
2 large eggs
1 1/2 cups rolled oats
1 cup coconut, flaked


1. Preheat the oven to 325°.
2. Grease 2 cookie sheets.
3. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.
4. In a saucepan, melt the vegetable shortening (or butter) and chocolate. Add the honey and stir until smooth.
5. Remove from the heat and pour into a large mixing bowl.
6. In a separate bowl, beat the two eggs lightly.
7. Pour half of the beaten egg into the honey mixture. Blend well.
8. Repeat with the remaining half.
9. Gradually add the dry ingredients.
10. Blend well.
11. Stir in the oats and coconut. Drop the dough by spoonfuls 1 1/2-inches apart onto the prepared cookie sheets.
12. Bake for 18-20 minutes until lightly colored.
13. Transfer the cookies to wire racks to cool.
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Post by Hopeful » Fri Oct 19, 2007 8:04 pm

Double Chocolate Mint Chip Cookies
*from Recipezaar*

1 1/2 cups mint chocolate chips
1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1 1/4 cups unbleached flour
1/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 large egg
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup nuts, chopped


1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
2. Melt over hot (not boiling) water, 3/4 cup of the mint-chocolate chips; stir until smooth.
3. Remove from heat; cool to room temperature.
4. In a small bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt; set aside.
5. In a large bowl, combine butter, brown sugar, sugar, and vanilla extract; beat until creamy.
6. Add melted chips and egg; beat well.
7. Gradually blend in the flour mixture.
8. Stir in remaining 3/4 cup of mint-chocolate chips and nuts.
9. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.
10. Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes.
11. Allow to stand 2-3 minutes; remove from cookie sheets.
12. Cool completely on wire racks.

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Post by Hopeful » Fri Oct 19, 2007 8:07 pm

Best of Show Glazed Orange-Spice Cookie
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1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup almonds, finely chopped
3 tablespoons orange zest, grated
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon cloves
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
2 cups confectioners' sugar, sifted
2/3 cup orange marmalade
2 tablespoons orange juice
sliced almonds

1. Preheat oven to 350°F Beat shortening and butter at medium speed until creamy; gradually add sugar, beating well.
2. Add chopped almonds and orange zest, beating well.
3. Roll dough into 1-inch balls; place on baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake 8 to 10 minutes until lightly browned on the bottom. Cool slightly on baking sheet; remove to wire racks to cool completely.
4. Combine confectioners' sugar, marmalade and orange juice; stir well. Spread on cookies and garnish with sliced almonds.

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Post by Hopeful » Fri Oct 19, 2007 8:10 pm

Eggnog Cookies III

INGREDIENTS

* 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
* 1 teaspoon baking powder
* 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
* 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
* 1 1/4 cups white sugar
* 3/4 cup butter, softened
* 1/2 cup eggnog
* 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
* 2 egg yolks
* 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

DIRECTIONS

1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
2. Combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Mix well with a wire whisk and set aside.
3. Cream sugar and butter until it forms a grainy paste. Stir in eggnog, vanilla, and egg yolks. Beat at medium speed until smooth. Add flour mixture and beat at low speed just until combined.
4. Drop cookie dough by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets, 1 inch apart. Sprinkle lightly with nutmeg. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until bottoms turn light brown.

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Post by Hopeful » Fri Oct 19, 2007 8:13 pm

Pumpkin Spice Cookies
INGREDIENTS

* 1 (18.25 ounce) package yellow cake mix
* 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
* 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
* 1 egg
* 1 (15 ounce) can solid pack pumpkin
* 2 tablespoons canola oil
* 3 cups confectioners' sugar
* 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
* 3 tablespoons orange juice

DIRECTIONS

1. In a bowl, combine the cake mix, oats and pumpkin pie spice. In another bowl, beat the egg, pumpkin and oil; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
2. Drop by 2 tablespoonfuls onto baking sheets coated with nonstick cooking spray; flatten with the back of a spoon. Bake at 350 degrees F for 18-20 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool.
3. In a bowl, combine confectioners' sugar, orange peel and enough orange juice to achieve desired spreading consistency. Frost cooled cookies.

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Post by Hopeful » Fri Oct 19, 2007 8:15 pm

Cinnamon Spice Drop Cookies
*From Allrecipes*
INGREDIENTS

* 1 1/2 cups butter flavored shortening
* 2 cups light brown sugar
* 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
* 2 eggs
* 1/4 cup milk
* 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
* 4 cups all-purpose flour
* 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
* 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
* 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
* 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
* 2 teaspoons salt
* 2 cups cinnamon chips
* 1 cup chopped pecans (optional)


DIRECTIONS

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter flavored shortening, light brown sugar and dark brown sugar. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the milk and vanilla, blending until the mixture is light and fluffy. Combine the flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, baking soda and salt; stir into the batter until well blended. Mix in cinnamon chips and if using, pecans. Drop rounded spoonfuls of dough onto the prepared cookie sheets about 2 inches apart.
3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, just until the cookies lose their gloss. Remove from the cookie sheets to wire racks to cool.

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Post by Hopeful » Fri Oct 19, 2007 8:26 pm

Iced Pumpkin Cookies
*from Allrecipes*

INGREDIENTS

* 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
* 1 teaspoon baking powder
* 1 teaspoon baking soda
* 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
* 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
* 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
* 1/2 teaspoon salt
* 1/2 cup butter, softened
* 1 1/2 cups white sugar
* 1 cup canned pumpkin puree
* 1 egg
* 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
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* 2 cups confectioners' sugar
* 3 tablespoons milk
* 1 tablespoon melted butter
* 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

DIRECTIONS

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, ground cloves, and salt; set aside.
2. In a medium bowl, cream together the 1/2 cup of butter and white sugar. Add pumpkin, egg, and 1 teaspoon vanilla to butter mixture, and beat until creamy. Mix in dry ingredients. Drop on cookie sheet by tablespoonfuls; flatten slightly.
3. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes in the preheated oven. Cool cookies, then drizzle glaze with fork.
4. To Make Glaze: Combine confectioners' sugar, milk, 1 tablespoon melted butter, and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Add milk as needed, to achieve drizzling consistency.

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Post by Hopeful » Tue Oct 23, 2007 4:23 pm

This cookie recipe is nice in a pinch.... It's from www.bettycrocker.com . You can go there and type "cake mix cookies" into the search bar and it will give other types of cookies as well. I also have a few of the books. Thav have recipes that are not on the website. If there is something in particular you are looking for ... like Cherry Studded Brownies, just PM me and ask... I can always check if I have it.

Anyways here is one cookie from a cake mix recipe...

Lollipop Cookies

1 box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® golden vanilla cake mix
1/3 cup vegetable oil
2 eggs
20 to 24 wooden sticks with rounded ends
1 container Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy frosting (any flavor)

1. Heat oven to 375°F (350°F for dark or nonstick cookie sheets). In large bowl, beat cake mix, oil and eggs with electric mixer on low speed until blended.
2. Onto ungreased cookie sheet, drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls 3 inches apart. Insert wooden stick in edge of dough until tip is in center.
3. Bake 8 to 11 minutes or until puffed and almost no indentation remains when touched. Cool 1 minute before removing from cookie sheet. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Frost and decorate as desired. Store loosely covered.

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Post by countrycook » Fri Dec 14, 2007 6:37 pm

"Misery Cookies" ( they are actually no-bakes, named Misery because a friend used to eat so many of these that he would have the miseries :roll: )

2 c sugar( I tend to use less , aprox 1 2/3 )
3 tab cocoa (heap)
1 stick marg
1/2 c milk
3 c rolled oats
1/2 c peanut butter
1 tsp vanilla

Mix sugar , cocoa , oleo and milk in a pot on the stove. Bring to a boil over med high heat stirring often. Boil 1 min( I found it needed closer to 2 min ) and do not stir at all dueing that time . Remove from heat and stir in the peanut butter until it has melted completely ,then stir in vanilla and rolled oats , Drop by spoonful on waxed paper .
Tip - I found a neat way to measure the peanut butter - put a sandwich baggie inside the measuring cup , then put the peanut butter in cup. When it's time just pull out the baggie with peanut butter and you've got a clean measuring cup .
Enjoy this

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Post by Teeny » Mon Dec 17, 2007 1:32 am

Cranberry Orange Biscotti

2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons orange rind (can use the dried kind...I do)
1/3 teaspoon orange extract
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 large eggs
2 large egg yolks
1 cup dried cranberries

Heat oven to 350 degrees

In an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment (if you don't have a paddle, just use the regular beaters) combine baking powder, flour, sugar, orange rind, and salt. In a bowl, beat eggs, yolks and extracts. Add to dry ingredients and mix on medium low until a sticky dough is formed.

Turn dough out onto a well-floured board. Sprinkle dough with flour and knead slightly. Shape into 2 "flattened logs" about 9x3 1/2". Transfer to prepared baking sheet (I line mine with parchment paper) Bake until golden brown, about 25 to 30 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool about 10 minutes till cool enough to handle.

Reduce heat to 275 degrees

On a cutting board, slice the logs on the diagonal (use a serrated knife, and be gentle) into 1/2 inch thick slices. Return pieces to baking sheet. (I use two baking sheets for the second baking) Bake until lightly toasted, about 15 minutes.

Turn over and Bake until slightly dry, about another 15 minutes.

Cool on a wire rack.


Then I melt some white chocolate chips (about 1/2 a bag) and drizzle the biscotti with the white chocolate. It makes it look prettier and it's festive, too.

Store in an air-tight container.

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Post by LadyHawke » Thu Dec 20, 2007 7:04 pm

Melt In Your Mouth MMMM MMM GOOOOD Cookies!!

This recipe is the one that a local woman has taken orders for and made for years now...she gets something like $4 a dozen, but they are soooo worth it...and she usually made on average about 250 dozen during the Holidays...
However, she is NOT taking orders after this year, so she revealed her recipe in our local paper this week!!
I am sharing it here!


COOKIES
3 cup flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon lemon juice
4 Tablespoons milk
2 eggs

Put flour, baking powder, baking soda, shortening and sugar in a large bowl.
Sprinkle lemon juice on top and cut into ingredients with a pastry blender --- just like making a pie crust.
Mix together milk and eggs then add to the first mixture with spoon until well mixed.
Do not over-mix and do not use an electric mixer!

Roll dough out onto a floured pastry sheet to 1/4-inch thick.
Use cookie cutters to cut cookie shapes and place cookies on cookie sheets.

bake at 400F for 5-8 minutes.

NOTE: If doubling the recipe, us 7 cups of flour.

FROSTING

1 2-lb bag of powdered sugar
1-1/3 cups shortening
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup dry powdered milk
1 teaspoon (or more) PURE vanilla extract (the REAL stuff, not imitation!) *
Food colouring

Dissolve powdered milk in water.
Mix powdered sugar, shortening, vanilla and milk mixture with an electric mixer until light and fluffy.

If not using frosting in a decorator tube, you can thin it a little bit more with water.

Divide frosting between bowls and add your colouring to each bowl to make desired colours.

Frost cookies using a knife and/or frosting decorator tube.

* can also use almond extract but she always uses vanilla

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Post by LadyHawke » Thu Dec 20, 2007 10:05 pm

Chocolate Snowball Cookies
These are wonderfully chocolaty and melt in your mouth delicious!
They are not crispy, not chewy, like I said, they almost melt in your mouth!
YUMMMMMMMMMMMMM!!!!


2 cups sugar
½ cup butter, melted
4 (1-ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate, melted
4 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
¾ teaspoon salt
¾ cup powdered sugar

In large bowl, blend sugar, oleo and chocolate.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each egg, until well blended. Mix in vanilla.
Sift together flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to chocolate mixture, mixing well after each addition.
Cover and chill 2 hours or overnight.

Drop mixture by rounded teaspoonful into powdered sugar, coating lightly, then shape into balls.
Place on greased baking sheet, 2 inches apart; flatten slightly.

Bake at 350 degrees for 12 to 14 minutes or until done. Remove from baking sheets to cool.

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Russian Tea Cakes

Post by La Apartadera » Fri Dec 21, 2007 4:46 pm

Russian Tea Cakes

1 cup margarine or butter softened
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
2 1/4 cups flour (white, ww or combination)
1/4 tsp. salt
3/4 cup finely chopped nuts
Powdered sugar

Heat oven to 400F. Mix margarine, 1/2 cup powdered sugar and th vanilla. Mix in flour, salt and nuts until dough holds together.

Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place about 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake until set but not brown, 10-12 minutes

Roll in powdered sugar while warm. Be careful they can be hot! Cool. Roll in powdered sugar again. About 4 dozen cookies

Variation: Omit nuts. Mix in 1 cup flaked coconut and 1 Tbsp. grated orange peel. Roll in more coconut before baking.

(For Christmas we make a double batch.)

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Post by KeyboardKat » Sat Mar 29, 2008 6:31 am

Old-Fashioned Scotch Shortbread

2 cups butter (softened to room temp.)
4 cups flour
1 tsp. salt
3/4 cup powdered sugar
1 tsp. nutmeg

Mix all ingredients together. Knead very well (for a few minutes to mix) and pound into square (8" x 8" or 9" x 9") baking pan. This is a very stiff dough. Prick deeply with fork, about halfway through and in a pattern that will be cutting edges after baking. Bake in medium (350 degree F) oven about 1 hour. Cut into squares. Pecan or walnut pieces can also be added.

Note: This is an old recipe from my H's grandmother and the squares will be about an inch thick, so cut in squares about 1 to 1-1/2 inches on each side.

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Post by KeyboardKat » Sat Mar 29, 2008 6:35 am

Butter Cookies

1 pound butter
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1 egg yolk
4-1/2 cups flour
2 tsp. vanilla

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Cream together butter, vanilla, and sugar. Mix in egg, egg yolk, and flour. Use cookie press if desired to make decorated cookies. Bake at 400 degrees F. for about 12-15 mins. per batch (keep an eye on them).

Note: These are very rich. My H's grandmother made these and used a star tip on a cookie press to put them into a shape. Do not make them very large - about the size of a wedding cookie is correct.

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