Christmas cookie exchange

Lemon Snowdrops
Patti Cluckey
Lemon Snowdrops
1 cup butter (2 sticks)
1/2 cup confectionary sugar
3/4 cup cornstarch
1 1/2 cups Sifted flour
chopped pecans
Mix the butter, confectionary sugar and the cornstarch together -- do not overbeat. Stir in the flour just until well mixed (these cookies have a "short&q…
Raspberry-Lemon Thumbprint Cookies
Nancy Bowen
Raspberry-Lemon Thumbprint Cookies
1/2 C raspberry jam (seedless)
1 T raspberry liqueur
2-1/4 C AP flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
1 C unsalted butter -- room temp.
2/3 C sugar
2 large egg yolks
1 T finely grated lemon peel
1 T fresh lemon juice
1 tsp...
Miniature Ladylocks
Sandi and Sallie Vranjes
MINIATURE LADYLOCKS
1 cup cold water
3 egg yolks (reserve egg whites, they will be used later)
3 cups sifted flour -- measured first, then sifted
2 tablespoons Crisco
pinch of salt
Mix together and knead lightly...
Tortelettes
Marcee Stelley
This holiday cookie is called a Tortelette. My mom always made these at Christmastime, so it is very special to me and a part of my memories from childhood. It is from an old recipe handwritten by my mom.
Tortelettes are a very unique cookie, and I have never met anyone (outside of our …
Italian Tricolor
Tammy Comerate
Italian Tricolor
1 can 8 oz. Almond Paste, broken into pieces
3/4 cup butter (1 1/2 sticks), softened
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 tsp almond extract
3 large eggs
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp. salt
15 drops red food coloring
15 drops green food coloring
2/3 cup seedless raspberry preserves
6 oz...
Grandma’s Cherry Nut Cookies
Debbie Skretny
GRANDMA’S CHERRY NUT COOKIES
BAKE: 350 DEGREES
10-15 MINUTES
1 CUP (1/2 POUND BUTTER)
½ CUP BROWN SUGAR
2 EGG YOLKS (SAVING EGG WHITES)
2 CUPS SIFTED FLOUR
CHOPPED WALNUTS
CREAM BUTTER, BROWN SUGAR AND EGG YOLKS...
Torolli Coookies
Diane Cielinski
Torolli Cookies
350 for 10-12 min.
1 cup sugar
1 stick margarine and 1 stick of butter -- you could use just 2 sticks of butter
Blend together. Add 3 eggs and beat with sugar.
In separate bowl:
4 cups flour
4 tsp...
Lemon Kiss Cookies
Joan Pieroni
Lemon Kiss Cookies
2 c. Butter, softened
3/4 c. Sugar
1 Tbsp. Lemon Extract
2 3/4 c. Flour
1 1/2 c. Finely Chopped Almonds
14 oz. pkg. Chocolate Kisses, unwrapped
Powered Sugar
1/2 c. Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
1 Tbsp...
Sour Cream Cutout Cookies
Christine Belin
Sour Cream Cutout Cookies
1 cup sweet butter (NEVER margarine...)
1 1/2 cups sugar
Cream butter and sugar until fluffy.
2 egg yolks
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. baking powder
1 cup sour cream (never fat free or low fat)
Beat in egg yolks, then vanilla extract, …
Peanut Blossoms
Patricia Pazik
Peanut Blossoms
1 lb. bag of Hershey Kisses (unwrapped)
3.5 lb. Flour
2 tsp. Baking Soda
1 cup Butter
2/3 cup Peanut Butter
1 cup packed Brown Sugar
1 cup Granulated Sugar
Cream: Butter, Peanut Butter and Sugars.
After above ingredients are blended, add 2 beaten Large Eggs and tsp...
Fruitcake Cookies
Sherry Wagner
Fruitcake Cookies
1 cup sugar
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 cup glazed pineapple
3/4 cup butter or margarine
pinch of salt
1 cup raisins
2 cups flour
1 cup coconut
2 eggs
1 cup walnuts
6 tbsp. milk
1 cup glazed cherries
½ tsp...

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