Christmas cookies

Gramma’s Italian Totes
Gary D.
Gramma's Italian Totes
6 cups flour
1 1/2 cups sugar
5 1/4 tsp. baking powder
3/4 cups cocoa
1 tbsp. ground cloves
1/2 tsp. black pepper (I usually add a little more)
1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
3/4 lb. lard or shortening
1 pint milk
1 cup of each: raisins, walnuts and almonds
Sift dry ingredients together…
Jane Harvey’s Cutout Cookies
Nancy Sekuterski
Jane Harvey's Cutout Cookies
Makes 4 dozen
4 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 cup butter or margarine
1/4 tsp. salt (optional)
2 cups sugar
3 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
Sift together first three ingredients...
Cherry Tassies
Lisa Gigliotti
Cherry Tassies
1 1/4 cups butter, softened
2 1/4 cups powdered sugar
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. peppermint extract
1 tsp. vanilla
1 egg
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup finely crushed striped round peppermint candies (about 18)
48 red maraschino cherries with stems, drained
Cou…
Aunt Gertrude’s Parisian Christmas Wafers
Hi, it's Laura Daniels. I chose Denise Zaffalon’s Aunt Gertrude’s Parisian Christmas Wafers because of the unique spin on the traditional “cookie”. Plus, admittedly, if you creme-fill anything, I’m apt to try it!&n…
Sea Salt and Caramel Treasures
Hey, it's Heather Davis, and I chose Tammy Comerate’s Sea Salt and Caramel Treasures. I recently discovered the deliciousness of caramel and sea salt together, and now it is my most favorite food EVER!
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Tammy Comerate
Sea Salt and Caramel Treasures
Approx...
Hazelnut Stars
Diane McMullen
Hazelnut Stars
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/4 cups finely ground hazelnuts
A pinch of baking powder
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 package (Dr. Oetker) vanilla sugar
11 tbsp. unsalted butter
Filling
3 tbsp. raspberry jelly (melted slightly in microwave till spreadable) or chocolate /…
Italian Chocolate Cookies
Kate Cullen
Italian Chocolate Cookies
17 1/2 cups flour
4 cups sugar
1/2 tsp. cloves
7 tbsp. baking powder
10 ounces of grape jelly
2 bags of chocolate chips
1 dozen eggs
2 lbs. Crisco
Mix sugar and Crisco until creamy, beat in eggs and jelly...
Chocolate Nut Dream Bars
Linda Martin
Chocolate Nut Dream Bars
Base
2/3 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter (room temp.)
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp. salt
1 cup flour
Combine sugar and butter. Mix in vanilla, salt, then the flour. Press over bottom of 19x9-inch pan...
Sugar Cookie Cutouts
Susan Marmion
Sugar Cookie Cutouts
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...
Sugar Cutouts
Coleen Smith
I make the best sugar cutouts. I have over 900 cookie cutters -- something for every occasion, and if I don't have one, I make a template out of cardboard and trace around it with a paring knife.
So here is my recipe.
Sugar Cutouts
1 cup of butter (softened -- only unsalted butter…
Peach Cookies
Karen Cwalina
Peach Cookies
-3 eggs
-2 cups sugar
-1 cup vegetable oil
-1 tsp. vanilla extract
-4 tsp. baking powder
-1/2 tsp. salt
-1 cup milk
-6 cups flour
Filling is peach jam. Decoration is peach liqueur, yellow and red food coloring , sugar and mint leaves or other green stems...
Chocolate and Vanilla Chip Biscotti
Christina Priola
Chocolate and Vanilla Chip Biscotti
2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
3 tsp. baking powder
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 cup margarine or butter softened
3 eggs
1 cup white vanilla chips
1...

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