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Post 9: Christmas Cookies

It is the holiday season! This is the perfect time of year to enjoy some home-baked goodies with a cup of tea. For my holiday post I decided to make not one, but two types of cookies, because no Christmas is complete without some baked goodies. The first type of cookie I made were chocolateContinue reading “Post 9: Christmas Cookies”

Cinnamon Thumbs: Just the Recipe

Recipe from my Grandma Nancy. Makes 2-3 dozen cookies. Ingredients: 1 cup butter 5 Tablespoons butter 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon Instructions: Preheat oven to 350℉. Mix the flour and 5 Tablespoons of sugar. Crumble the butter into the flour mixture with your hands until it is aContinue reading “Cinnamon Thumbs: Just the Recipe”

Chocolate Pinwheel Cookies: Just the Recipe

Recipe from my Nana and the Better Homes and Gardens New cookbook (1960s edition). Makes 4-6 dozen cookies. Ingredients: 1/2 cup shortening 1/2 cup sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla 1 egg yolk 2 Tablespoon milk 1 1/2 cup sifted all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 ounce melted chocolate 1 tablespoon milk HotContinue reading “Chocolate Pinwheel Cookies: Just the Recipe”