FriedClamFanatic Maurie's Mother's Cookies Ingredients
My wife, like her mother and granny before her, bakes dozens of simple brown sugar/walnut icebox cookies which she then sends to her far-flung family as a delicious memory of Christmases past. She made the mistake of taking them to work one year and now her coworkers start asking around Thanksgiving when she will be bringing them, lest they miss out. Because the dough is made into loaves and frozen before being sliced and baked, they are perfect for "found time" during the busy holiday schedule. Wouldn't be Christmas in our family without them.
Any Chance of the recipe?
1 C. butter (or 1/2 C. shortening and 1/2 C. butter)
Cream butter with sugars and beat in the eggs. Sift together the flour, baking soda, cream of tater and salt. Add flour mixture to the creamed mixture and blend well. Fold in walnuts. Chill dough at least one hour, and then place on lightly floured board or wax paper.
Divide in half and form into 2 long rolls about 1 1/2 inches in diameter. Wrap in wax paper and chill until firm. Slice thin and bake in a 325 degree oven for about 8 minutes (this is the temp/time for our oven, yours may vary). Keep an eye on them, they will darken very quickly if left unwatched.
Makes about 10 dozen cookies.
post edited by Treetop Tom - 2013/01/12 13:12:51