Aunt Jenny’s Old-Fashioned Christmas Cookies Recipe Book Page 10

Aunt Jenny’s Old-Fashioned Christmas Cookies Recipe Book  page 10

Aunt Jenny’s Old-Fashioned Christmas Cookies Recipe Book page 10

“Here you will notice page 10  of the Vintage Spry cookbook “Aunt Jenny’s Old-Fashioned Christmas Cookies”, published in 1952 and distributed by Lever Brothers Company”

Frosted Chocolate Nut Drops

Combine and beat thoroughly:

1/2 cup Homogenized Spry
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 unbeaten egg
2 oz. chocolate, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon salt

Sift together:

1 1/4 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon soda; add to Spry mixture and blend.

Add…1/2 cup buttermilk or sour milk and blend.

Add…1 cup chopped walnuts and mix.

Drop…rounded tablespoons of dough on Sprycoated baking sheets.

Bake…in moderate oven (350°F.) 12-15 minutes. Cool.

Frost…tops of cookies with Chocolate Frosting, page 21. Sprinkle with chopped nuts. Makes about 3 dozen.

Stone Crock Raisin Cookies

Combine and beat thoroughly:

1 cup Homogenized Spry
1 1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon allspice
2 unbeaten eggs

Sift together:

1 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon soda; add half of flour to Spry mixture and blend.

Add…1/4 cup buttermilk or sour milk and mix; then add remaining flour, blend.

Add:

1 1/2 cups rolled oats
1 cup chopped nuts
1 1/2 cups seedless raisins and mix well.

Drop…rounded tablespoons of dough on Sprycoated baking sheets.

Bake…in moderately hot oven (375°F.) 12-15 minutes. Makes 5 dozen.

Pineapple Crinkles

Combine and beat thoroughly:

1/2 cup Homogenized Spry
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind
1 unbeaten egg

Add…1/2 cup drained canned crushed pineapple and blend.

Sift together:

2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon soda; add to Spry mixture and mix well.

Drop…level tablespoons of dough on Sprycoated baking sheets.

Sprinkle…with mixture of 1 tablespoon sugar and 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg.

Bake…in moderately hot oven (375°F.) 12 minutes, or until a delicate brown. Makes 3 dozen.

Gail’s Brown Sugar Cookies

Combine and beat thoroughly:

1/2 cup Homogenized Spry
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 unbeaten egg
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla

Sift together:

1 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder; add 1/2 of flour to Spry mixture and mix well.

Add…2 tablespoons hot water and blend; add remaining flour and blend.

Add:

1/2 cup chopped dates
1/2 cup chopped pecans and blend.

Drop…level tablespoons of dough on Spry coated baking sheets. Press cookies lightly with floured tines of fork to flatten slightly.

Bake…in moderate oven (350°F.) 10-15 minutes. Makes 3 dozen.

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