Cinnamon Coffee Bars

App & Osborne Family Cookbook 2004
Linda App

Ingredients

Bars
1/4 C shortening
1 C brown sugar
1 egg
1/2 C HOT coffee
1 1/2 C flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 C raisins (optional)
1/2 C chopped nuts (optional)

Icing
1 C sifted powdered sugar
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1 Tbsp. water
Mix all ingredients together.

Directions
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9 x 13 pan.
2. Cream together shortening, brown sugar and egg. Stir in hot coffee.
3. Sift together dry ingredients and stir into coffee mixture. Blend in raisins and nuts, if using.
4. Spread mixture into prepared pan. Bake for 18-20 minutes. Spread icing over mixture while still warm. Cut into bars.

Sugar Cookies

App & Osborne Family Cookbook 2004
Unknown

Ingredients
1/2 C butter
1 C sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking powder
2 1/2 C flour

Directions
1. 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. Take a drinking glass and coat the bottom with butter. Then coat with sugar. Roll dough into small balls and press down with the sugar coated glass.
5. Bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown.

Moravian Christmas Cookies

App & Osborne Family Cookbook 2004
unknown

Ingredients
2 C Orleans molasses
1 tsp. baking soda
1 C brown sugar
1 1/2 C shortening
8 C flour
1 tsp. ginger
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1 tsp. freshly grated orange peel

Directions
1. In a large saucepan, combine everything except the soda. Warm thoroughly but do not scald. Remove from heat.
2. Add baking soda to melted mixture. This will turn it light and foamy. Add flour and mix until smooth. Mixture will be VERY stiff.
3. Let cool until able to roll out
4. Roll out very very thin, cut into shapes. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet @ 375 degrees for a very short time as they scorch very easily.

note: Do NOT refrigerate these. The original recipe stated to let these sit in the fridge for a couple of days. The dough turns rock hard. and doesn’t soften up.

Mexican Wedding Cakes

App & Osborne Family Cookbook 2004
Aunt Phyl

Ingredients
1 C margarine, softened
1/2 C powdered sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
2 1/4 C flour
1/4 tsp. salt
3/4 C chopped nuts
extra powdered sugar

Directions
1. 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 onto ungreased cookie sheets and bake for 10-12 minutes or until set, but not brown.
4. While warm, roll in extra powdered sugar. Cool, then roll in powdered sugar again. Makes 4 dozen.

Saucepan Cookies

App & Osborne Family Cookbook 2004
Linda Sprague

Ingredients
2/3 C margarine
2 1/4 C light brown sugar
3 eggs
2 3/4 C flour
2 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 C nuts
1 small package chocolate chips

Directions
Melt margarine in saucepan: add sugar and cool slightly. Add eggs, one at a time. Add dry ingredients. Add nuts and then finally the chocolate chips. Bake in greased 10.5″x15.5″x.75″ @ 350 degrees.

Aunt Pansey’s Butterscotch Cookies

App & Osborne Family Cookbook 2004
Pansey App

Ingredients
5-6 C flour
1 Tbsp. soda
1 Tbsp. cream of tartar
4 C light brown sugar
1 C melted butter
4 eggs

Directions
1. 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 until lightly browned.

Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies

App & Osborne Family Cookbook 2004
Jo Stone

Ingredients
2/3 C shortening
3/4 C sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
1 egg
4 tsp. milk
2 C sifted flour
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt

Directions
1. 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 dry ingredients, then blend into creamed mixture.
4. Divide dough in half; chill 1 hour.
5. On lightly floured surface, roll dough to 1/8″ thickness. Cut into desired shapes with cookie cutters.
6. Bake on prepared cookie sheets for 6-8 minutes. Cool slightly; remove from pan.
7. Makes 2 dozen.

Molasses Crinkles

App & Osborne Family Cookbook 2004
Evelyn App

Ingredients
1 1/2 C shortening
2 C brown sugar
2 eggs
1/2 C molasses
4 1/2 C flour
1/2 tsp. salt
4 tsp. soda
1 tsp. baking powder
2 tsp. ginger
2 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. ground cloves

Directions
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
2. Cream together shortening, sugar and eggs; add the rest of ingredients.
3. Shape into balls and roll in sugar.
4. Place onto cookie sheets and bake for 10 minutes.

Persimmon Cookies

App & Osborne Family Cookbook 2004
Shelly Dougherty

Ingredients
1/2 C sugar
1 C brown sugar
1 C margarine
1 egg
1 C persimmon pulp
2 C flour
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. soda
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1/4 tsp cloves
1 C chopped dates or raisins
1 C nuts

Directions
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease cookie sheets.
2. Cream together sugar, margarine and egg. Add pulp.
3. Sift together dry ingredients and stir in raisins and nuts. Drop onto prepared cookie sheets.
4. Bake for 10-15 minutes.