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”

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

I made them and placed Caramel Hershey Kisses in half and Sugar Cookie Hershey Kisses on the other half. Very good! Ingredients1/4 C butter, melted4 oz. unsweetened chocolate, melted1 1/2 C sugar3 eggs2 tsp. vanilla2 tsp/ baking powder2 C flour Directions1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.2. In a medium bowl, combine butter, chocolate and sugar.Continue reading “Chocolate Crinkle Cookies”

Lillian’s Cookies

Lillian Hutchinson Lillian was our step-Grandmother and she was a wonderful woman. Unfortunately, our Grandfather, Happoo, died 8 months after their marriage, but we were lucky that Lillian still stayed in our lives for many more years. She treated all of as her grandchildren, and there was a lot of us! She always had theseContinue reading “Lillian’s Cookies”

Soft Banana Chip Cookies

Ingredients1 C Crisco1 1/2 C sugar2 eggs1 tsp vanilla2 3/4 C flour1 1/2 tsp baking soda1/2 tsp salt1/2 C buttermilk or sour milk1 C mashed bananas (about 3 mediums bananas)1 (12 oz) pkg semi-sweet chocolate chips1 C chopped nuts, optional Directions1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease cookie sheets.2. In a large bowl, cream CriscoContinue reading “Soft Banana Chip Cookies”

Picnic Chewies

Ingredients 2/3 C butter, softened2/3 C shortening1 C sugar1 C brown sugar2 eggs1 Tbsp. vanilla extract3 1/4 C flour1/2 tsp baking soda1/2 tsp salt12 oz. bag of chocolate chips1 1/2 C chopped walnuts Directions1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.2. Blend butter and shortening together until light and fluffy. Add both sugars and cream well. AddContinue reading “Picnic Chewies”

Seven-Layer Cookies

Ingredients1/2 C butter1 C graham cracker crumbs1 C coconut1 – 11 oz. pkg. butterscotch chips1 – 12 oz. pkg. chocolate chips1 C chopped nuts of your choice1 – 14 oz. can condensed milk Directions1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.2. Melt butter in a 9×13 pan.3. Layer the next 5 ingredients in order listed over meltedContinue reading “Seven-Layer Cookies”

Christopher’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

Christopher MorganMy son, Christopher Morgan, always remembered a batch of chocolate chip cookies I made for his 2nd grade class. To him they were the best chocolate chip cookies he’d ever had and I never could re-create them. He is now a chef in Seattle, WA. and is amazing! He finally was able to figureContinue reading “Christopher’s Chocolate Chip Cookies”