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Thumb Print Cookies

 

Brown Sugar                                                           cup

Butter                                                                        cup

Eggs                                                                          2

Flour                                                                          2 cups

Vanilla                                                                       1 tsp

Baking Soda                                                            1 tsp

Salt                                                                             pinch

Jam

 

 

Cream butter and sugar, add eggs and vanilla.  Add in flour, soda and salt.  Make round balls.  Press middle with thumb and fill with jam.  Bake at 325 for 10 min on greased pan.

 

Filled Cookies

 

Shortening                                                               cup

White Sugar                                                             cup

Brown Sugar                                                           cup

Egg                                                                            1

Flour                                                                          1 cups and 2 tbsp

Baking Soda                                                            tsp

Salt                                                                             tsp

Jam

 

 

Mix wet and dry.  Roll dough, cut, and place apart.  Bake at 400 for 8-10 min.  Place jam on top and seal.

 

Nainamo Bars

 

Butter                                                                                    cup and 1 tbsp

Sugar                                                                         5 tbsp

Cocoa                                                                        5 tbsp

Peppermint extract                                                1 tsp

Egg                                                                            1

Graham Cracker crumbs                                      2 cups

Vanilla pudding                                                      cup

Icing Sugar                                                              2 cups

Unsweetened Chocolate                                     2 oz

 

 

Heat 1/2 cup butter, sugar, cocoa and peppermint in saucepan.   Beat in egg and stir till consistency of custard.  Remove from heat and stir in crushed graham crackers.  Press mixture into greased 8" square pan. Cream together 1/4 cup of remaining butter, the pudding and icing sugar.  Spread over graham cracker layer.  Melt chocolate with remaining 1 tbsp butter, then pour over second layer.
Let sit for a few minutes, then refrigerate for 1 hour before cutting.
Makes: 3 dozen squares.

 

Chocolate Drops

 

Butter, softened                                                      cup

Granulated Sugar                                                   1 cup

Egg                                                                            1

Cocoa                                                                                    cup

Milk                                                                             cup

Vanilla                                                                       1 tsp

Flour                                                                          1 cups

Baking Powder                                                       1 tsp

Salt                                                                             tsp

 

 

Cream butter and sugar together.  Beat in egg.  Stir in cocoa, milk and vanilla.

 

Stir flour, baking powder and salt together and add.  Mix well.  Drop by spoonfuls onto greased pan.  Bake in 375 oven for 10 to 12 minutes.  Makes 5 dozen.

Pinwheels

 

Butter, softened                                                      cup

Granulated Sugar                                                   cup

Egg                                                                            1

Vanilla                                                                       1 tsp

Milk                                                                             3 tbsp

Flour                                                                          1 cups

Baking Powder                                                       tsp

Salt                                                                             1/8 tsp

Cocoa                                                                        2 tbsp

Butter, softened                                                      1 tbsp

 

 

Cream first amount of butter and sugar together.  Beat in egg, vanilla and milk.  Stir flour, baking powder and salt together and add.  Mix into a ball.  Divide into 2 equal portions.  To one portion add cocoa and remaining butter.  Mix well.  Roll out each portion between sheets of waxed paper 3 mm thick.  Make them the same size in a rectangular shape.  Remove top papers.  Invert white layer over chocolate.  Remove top paper.  Roll as a jelly roll, removing bottom paper as you roll.  Wrap and chill overnight.  To bake slice thinly.  Place on ungreased cookie sheet.  Bake in 375 F oven for about 6 minutes.  Makes 4 dozen.

 

Ginger Snaps

 

Butter, softened                                                      cup

Granulated Sugar                                                   1 cup

Egg                                                                            1

Molasses                                                                  cup

Flour                                                                          2 cups

Baking soda                                                                        2 tsp

Ginger                                                                       2 tsp

Cinnamon                                                                1 tsp

Salt                                                                             tsp

Granulated sugar

 

 

Cream butter and first amount of sugar well.  Beat in egg.  Mix in molasses.  Stir flour, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon and salt together and add.  Mix well.  Shape into balls.  Roll in sugar and place on greased baking sheet.  Bake in 350 F oven for 10 to 12 minutes.  Makes 6 dozen.

 

Rice Krispies Squares

 

Butter                                                                          cup

Large Marshmallows                                             32

Rice Krispies (or other cereals)                          5 cups

 

 

Melt butter in large heavy saucepan.  Add marshmallows and stir over low heat until they are melted.  Add Rice Krispies.  Stir until well coated.  Press into pan and let stand a few hours before cutting

 

Variation:

Melt 3 tbsp of butter and 1 cup chocolate chips over low heat, stirring often.  Spread over top

 

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