Sunday, December 30, 2007

Peanut Butter Kisses

1/2 c. sugar
1/2 c. brown sugar
1/2 c. margarine
1/2 c. peanut butter
2 T. milk
1 t. vanilla
1 egg
1 3/4 c. flour
1 t. baking soda
1/2 t. salt

Roll into 1 " balls. Roll in sugar. Place 2" apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes. Decorate immediately with a kiss.

Nanny B's

1/2# butter (2 sticks)
2/3 c. sugar
2 c. flour
1 t. baking powder
1/8 t. salt (I just use salted butter instead)
1 t. almond extract
1/4 c. sugar and chopped almonds for garnish

Shape like a finger and flatten. Brush with egg white and sprinkle with sugar almond mixture. Bake 10 minutes at 350 degrees.

Aunt Stella's Cookies

1 c. butter
1 c. sugar
1 egg seperated
1 t. vanilla
1 1/2 - 2 c. flour

Cream together butter and sugar. Add egg yolk and vanilla. Add flour until it forms a good dough. Roll into 3/4" balls and flatten slightly. Brush with egg whites. Garnish with a walnut or a marachino cherry half. Bake 7 minutes in a 350 degree oven.

Gram's Shortbread

1/2 c. superfine sugar
1 c. butter
1 egg
2 1/2 c. flour

Roll into small balls. Criss Cross with a fork. Decorate with assorted sprinkles. Bake 300 degrees for 20 minutes on an ungreased cookie sheet.