Aunt Jenny’s Old-Fashioned Christmas Cookies Recipe Book Page 7

Aunt Jenny’s Old-Fashioned Christmas Cookies Recipe Book  page 7

Aunt Jenny’s Old-Fashioned Christmas Cookies Recipe Book page 7

“Here you will notice page 7 of the Vintage Spry cookbook “Aunt Jenny’s Old-Fashioned Christmas Cookies”, published in 1952 and distributed by Lever Brothers Company”

Sugar Cookies

Combine and beat thoroughly:

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

Sift together:

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

Add…2 tablespoons milk and mix well.

Measure out…level tablespoons of dough on Spry coated baking sheets. Flatten cookies by stamping with a flat-bottomed glass covered with a damp cloth. Sprinkle with sugar. Or press 3 seeded raisins or split blanched almonds into cookies.

Bake…in moderately hot oven (375°F.) 10-12 minutes. Makes 3 1/2 dozen.

Orange Sugar Cookies. Add 2 teaspoons grated orange rind in first mixing step; instead of milk, use 1 tablespoon orange juice. Sprinkle cookies before baking with sugar which has been rubbed with a little grated orange rind.

Lemon Sugar Cookies. Increase grated lemon rind to 2 1/2 teaspoons; instead of milk, use 1 tablespoon lemon juice. Sprinkle cookies before baking with sugar lightly spiced with nutmeg.

Anise or Caraway Sugar Cookies. Omit nutmeg. Add 1 tablespoon aniseed or caraway seed in first mixing step.

Vanilla Sugar Cookies. Omit lemon rind and nutmeg; add 1 teaspoon vanilla.

Christmas Sugar Cookies. Brush cookies before baking with slightly beaten egg white. Decorate tops as follows: (1) sprinkle with colored sugars (2) cut candied cherries several times to form leaves of poinsettias and place on each cookie. Make stems with green citron.

Raisin Sugar Cookies. Add 1/2 cup ground raisins to Spry-sugar mixture. Sprinkle cookies before baking with sugar lightly spiced with cinnamon.

Chocolate Nut Wafers

Combine and beat thoroughly:

1/2 cup Homogenized Spry
1 cup  sugar
3/4  teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon  vanilla
3 ounces chocolate, melted
2 unbeaten eggs

Add:

3/4 cup sifted all-purpose flour
3/4 cup chopped pecans, English walnuts, or black walnuts and mix well.

Measure out…level tablespoons of dough on Sprycoated baking sheets. Flatten cookies by stamping with a flat-bottomed glass covered with a damp cloth.

Bake…in moderate oven  (350°F.) 10-12 minutes. Makes 3 1/2 dozen.

Cocoa Nut Wafers. Omit chocolate and add 9 tablespoons cocoa in the first mixing step. Increase Spry to 2/3 cup. Shape and bake as above.

Rob Roy Cookies

Combine and beat thoroughly:

1 cup Homogenized Spry
1 1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon cloves
1/4 cup buttermilk or sour milk
2 unbeaten eggs

Sift together:

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

Add:

1 1/2 cups rolled oats
1 cup chopped nuts
1 cup chopped seeded raisins, and mix thoroughly.

Measure out…level tablespoons of dough on Sprycoated baking sheets. Flatten cookies by stamping with a flat-bottomed glass covered with a damp cloth.

Bake…in moderately  hot oven (375°F.) 10-15 minutes. Makes 5 dozen cookies.

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