Sugar Cookies

App & Osborne Family Cookbook 2004Unknown Ingredients1/2 C butter1 C sugar2 eggs1 tsp. vanilla1/2 tsp. salt1 tsp. baking powder2 1/2 C flour Directions1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.2. Cream butter and sugar; add eggs and vanilla and beat until light and fluffy.3. Sift together dry ingredients and add to creamed mixture, combine well. 4. TakeContinue reading “Sugar Cookies”

Moravian Christmas Cookies

App & Osborne Family Cookbook 2004unknown Ingredients2 C Orleans molasses1 tsp. baking soda1 C brown sugar1 1/2 C shortening8 C flour1 tsp. ginger1 tsp. cinnamon1/2 tsp. nutmeg1 tsp. freshly grated orange peel Directions1. In a large saucepan, combine everything except the soda. Warm thoroughly but do not scald. Remove from heat.2. Add baking soda toContinue reading “Moravian Christmas Cookies”

Mexican Wedding Cakes

App & Osborne Family Cookbook 2004Aunt Phyl Ingredients1 C margarine, softened1/2 C powdered sugar1 tsp. vanilla2 1/4 C flour1/4 tsp. salt3/4 C chopped nutsextra powdered sugar Directions1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.2. Mix thoroughly, butter, sugar and vanilla. Work in flour, salt and nuts until dough holds together. 3. Shape into 1″ balls. Place ontoContinue reading “Mexican Wedding Cakes”

Saucepan Cookies

App & Osborne Family Cookbook 2004Linda Sprague Ingredients2/3 C margarine2 1/4 C light brown sugar3 eggs2 3/4 C flour2 1/2 tsp. baking powder1/2 tsp. salt1 C nuts1 small package chocolate chips DirectionsMelt margarine in saucepan: add sugar and cool slightly. Add eggs, one at a time. Add dry ingredients. Add nuts and then finally theContinue reading “Saucepan Cookies”

Aunt Pansey’s Butterscotch Cookies

App & Osborne Family Cookbook 2004Pansey App Ingredients5-6 C flour1 Tbsp. soda1 Tbsp. cream of tartar4 C light brown sugar1 C melted butter4 eggs Directions1. Mix all ingredients well and form into 2 logs. 2. Refrigerate until firm (about 2 hours).3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Slice logs and bake for 8 minutes or untilContinue reading “Aunt Pansey’s Butterscotch Cookies”

Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies

App & Osborne Family Cookbook 2004Jo Stone Ingredients2/3 C shortening3/4 C sugar1 tsp. vanilla1 egg4 tsp. milk2 C sifted flour1 1/2 tsp. baking powder1/4 tsp. salt Directions1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease cookie sheets.2. Thoroughly cream shortening, sugar and vanilla. Add egg and beat until light and fluffy. Stir in milk.3. Sift together dryContinue reading “Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies”

Molasses Crinkles

App & Osborne Family Cookbook 2004Evelyn App Ingredients1 1/2 C shortening2 C brown sugar2 eggs1/2 C molasses4 1/2 C flour 1/2 tsp. salt4 tsp. soda1 tsp. baking powder2 tsp. ginger2 tsp. cinnamon1 tsp. ground cloves Directions1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.2. Cream together shortening, sugar and eggs; add the rest of ingredients.3. Shape into ballsContinue reading “Molasses Crinkles”

Persimmon Cookies

App & Osborne Family Cookbook 2004Shelly Dougherty Ingredients1/2 C sugar1 C brown sugar1 C margarine1 egg1 C persimmon pulp2 C flour1 tsp. cinnamon1 tsp. soda1/2 tsp. nutmeg1/4 tsp cloves1 C chopped dates or raisins1 C nuts Directions1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease cookie sheets.2. Cream together sugar, margarine and egg. Add pulp.3. Sift togetherContinue reading “Persimmon Cookies”

Quick Peanut Butter Fudge

App & Osborne Family Cookbook 2004Karen Kindred Ingredients2 pounds powdered sugar1 pound margarine or butter1 (16-18 oz.) jar peanut butter Directions1. Melt butter and stir in powdered sugar. Add peanut butter and stir until smooth.2. Pour into 9×13 pan and pat until even. Cool in refrigerator and then cut into squares. note: For chocolate fudge,Continue reading “Quick Peanut Butter Fudge”