|Boiled Raisin Cookies||Iona's Oatmeal Drop Cookies|
|Brown Sugar Cookies||Iona's Uncle Cookies|
|Choco Peanut Butter Cookies||Maxine Zutz's Jam Buns|
|Date-Filled Cookies||Jumbo Cookies|
|Fruit Cake Cookies||Perkins|
|Ginger Snaps||Shortnin' Bread|
|Iona's Barnyard Cookies||The Great Cookie - Charlie Brown|
|Maxine's Ginger Sparklers||Rum 'n Butter Mincemeat Cookies|
1 lb. dates --cooked until soft (no sugar) and cooled 1 cup butter 2 cups brown sugar 3 eggs 1/2 cup water 1 tsp. vanilla 3 1/2 cup flour 1/2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. soda 1 tsp. cinnamon
Cream butter and sugar. Beat in the eggs. Add last 6 ingredients and mix well. Place 1 tsp. dough on cookie sheet. Press slightly and top with 1/2 tsp. dates, then 1/2 tsp. dough. Cook 10-12 mins at 375 F.
1 cup hard margarine 3/4 cup brown sugar 3/4 cup white sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp. soda 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. water 1 tsp. vanilla 2 1/4 cups flour 1 package butterscotch chips 1/2 cup pecans
Cream margarine and sugars. Beat in eggs, soda, salt, water, and vanilla. Add flour and mix well. Stir in chips. Drop by tablespoons. Bake at 350º for 10 minutes.
1 tbsp. almond extract 3/4 cup butter or margarine 1 1/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 2 tbsp. milk 1 tbsp. vanilla 1 egg 1 3/4 cups flour 1/4 tsp. salt 3/4 tsp. soda 1 cup each chocolate chips, chopped nuts and rice krispies
Drop by teaspoons on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350º for 10-13 minutes.
1 cup hard margarine 2 cups sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp. vanilla 2 cups unsifted flour 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. soda 2 1/2 cups rice krispies 1 1/2 cups oatmeal 1 6-oz. package chocolate chips 1/2 cup chopped nuts; 1/2 cup raisins
Cream margarine, sugar, eggs and vanilla. Add flour, salt, baking powder and soda. Add remaining ingredients. Don't crush krispies. Bake at 350º for 15-20 minutes.
2 cups raisins --parboiled in one cup of water and cooled 1 cup shortening 1 1/2 cups brown sugar 3 eggs 4 cups flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. soda 1 tsp. cinnamon 1/2 tsp. nutmeg 1/2 tsp. allspice 1 tsp. vanilla
Work sugar, shortening and eggs together, add raisins. Sift in flour with baking powder, soda and spices. (Does anybody ever really sift this stuff together?) Add flavoring. Drop on greased cookie sheet. Bake 10 minutes in 375 F oven.
6 tbsps. pancake syrup 1 cup shortening 1 cup brown sugar 2 eggs 1 tspn. vanilla 1/2 tsp. salt 2 tsps. baking powder 1/2 tsp. soda Flour to roll.
Cream together shortening, syrup and brown sugar. Beat in eggs, vanilla, salt, baking powder and soda. Add flour to a rolling consistency. Roll out to about 1/4 inch thick. Cut round cookies, and bake at 375 F for 10 minutes. Cool slightly and use 2 cookies and the filling to make a "sandwich".
Filling: 1 cup melted butter 1/2 cup white sugar 2 lemons, rind and juice 4 egg yolks or 2 whole eggs
Simmer in a double boiler until thick like ripe cream. Stir occasionally to cook even. Also good filled with date filling.
1 cup raisins 1 cup candied cherries coarsely chopped 1 cup candied pineapple 1 cup brazil nuts 1/2 cup Crisco 3/4 cup sugar 1 egg 1 tsp. vanilla 1/2 tsp. almond extract 1 1/4 cups flour 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. salt
Combine fruit and nuts. Mix well. Cream shortening, sugar, eggs and flavorings until light and creamy. Combine flour, baking soda and salt. Add to creamed mixture until blended. Add fruits. Mix well. Drop by spoonsfull onto baking sheet. Bake @ 350 º for 10 minutes.
2/3 cup salad oil 1 cup white sugar 1 egg 1/4 cup molasses 2 cups flour 1/4 tsp. salt 2 tsp. soda 1 tsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. ginger
Mix in given order. Roll in balls and flatten with a glass that has been dipped in white sugar. Bake at 350 F for 10-12 minutes.
1 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1 cup peanut butter 3/4 cup margarine 1/3 cup water 1/4 cup egg sub. or 1 egg 1 tsp. vanilla 3 cups oats, quick or old-fashioned 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate pieces 4 tsp. veg. shortening 1/3 cup chopped peanuts or other nuts
Heat oven to 350 F. Beat brown sugar, peanut butter and margarine until fluffy. Blend in water, egg sub. and vanilla. Add combined oats, flour and baking soda; mix well. Cover; chill one hour. Shape into 1-inch balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Using bottom of glass dipped in sugar, press into 1/4 inch thick circles. Bake 8 to 10 minutes until edges are golden brown. Cool on wire rack . Melt chocolate pieces as package directs; stir in oil, mixing until smooth. Top each cookie with 1/2 tsp. of melted chocolate, and chopped nuts. Chill till set. Store tightly covered.
2 1/2 cups flour 2 1/2 cups rolled oats 2 cups white sugar 1 cup butter 1/2 cup Rogers Syrup warmed 5 level tsps. soda (no less) 2 tsps. ginger 1 tsp. allspice 2 eggs
Mix all dry ingredients. Rub in butter. Add egg and syrup; form balls the size of a walnut. Press flat and do not place too close together as they spread in baking. Bake in 375 F oven.
1/2 cup butter 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flourIn mixer bowl cream butter or margarine and sugar until light and fluffy. By hand add flour, mixing welll to form a ball. Roll on lightly floured board. Cut small. Bake on an ungreased sheet for 20-25 minutes at 325º.
Powdered sugar to dust cooled cookies
Don't forget extras for Santa!
2 cups flour 3 tsp. baking powder 1/4 tsp. salt 2 tbsp. sugar 1 cup shortening 1 egg 1 tsp. vanilla 1/2 cup milk
Mix the first four ingredients, then cut in the shortening as though making pastry. Blend together the slightly beaten egg, vanilla and milk and add to the first mixture. Mix well together. Roll out like pie crust. Cut in circles or squares. Put a dab of jam on each piece. Pinch edges together. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet at 350º for 10-12 minutes.
1 cup water 2 cups raisins 1 cup margarine 2 cups sugar 3 eggs 1 tsp. vanilla 1 cup nuts 3 1/2 cups flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda 11/2 tsp. cinnamon 2 tsp. salt
Boil raisins and water for 5 minutes. Cool. Cream margarine, sugar, eggs and vanilla. Add nuts and cooled raisins with juice. Then mix dry ingredients and stir in. Drop by teaspoons on greased cookie sheet and bake at 375º for 12 minutes.
The Great Cookie...
(unlike the Great Pumpkin) is real! Take a full package of Pillsbury's cookie dough, any kind, press it onto a pizza pan, bake it, cover it with Cool Whip. Sprinkle it with cut-up fruit of all shapes and colors, and you have a marvellous dessert for a crowd.
2 cups flour 2 tsp. soda 1/2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. ginger 1/2 tsp. cloves 1 cup brown sugar, packed 3/4 cup margarine 1/4 cup molasses 1 egg Granulated sugar
Rum 'n Butter Mincemeat Cookies
3 3/4 cups all purpose flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. cinnamon 1/4 tsp. salt 1 cup butter, softened 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 3 eggs 1 jar ED Smith mincemeat (or any mincemeat with pure rum and brandy) 1 cup chopped nuts Frosting (Maxine doesn’t use the frosting) 3/4 cup butter 1 1/2 cups lightly packed brown sugar 6 Tbsp. light cream 1 tsp rum extract 1 cup sifted icing sugar Pecan halves, optional