Fruit Ice Block for Punch Bowl

Mrs. G. W. PomeroyLooking at Cooking with Mildred Swift A fruited block of ice floating in your punch bowl is a thing of beauty. And -- what a conversation piece! These instructions were given me by Adrian Gaston: Select a container in keeping with the size of your bowl, remembering there must be room left … Continue reading Fruit Ice Block for Punch Bowl

Slice-of-Fruit Refrigerator Cookies

Rolled and Sliced CookiesChristmas Cookies 1 cup shortening1 1/2 cups sugar2 eggs1 teaspoon vanilla extract3 tablespoons lemon juice1/4 cup plus 3 tablespoons orange juice4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon saltYellow, orange, and green paste food coloring1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon rind1 1/2 teaspoons grated orange rind1 1/2 teaspoons grated lime rindYellow, orange, and green colored … Continue reading Slice-of-Fruit Refrigerator Cookies

Neopolitan Cookies

Rolled and Sliced CookiesChristmas Cookies 1 cup butter or margarine, softened1 1/2 cups sugar1 egg1 teaspoon vanilla extract2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon almond extractRed food coloring1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts1 (1 ounce) square unsweetened chocolate, melted Line bottom and sides of a 9 x 5 x 3 … Continue reading Neopolitan Cookies

Three-In-One Cookies

Rolled and Sliced CookiesChristmas Cookies 1 cup butter or margarine1/2 cup sugar1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar1 egg1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract2 cups all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/4 teaspoon salt1/2 cup flaked coconut1/2 cup chopped raisins1/2 cup chopped pecans Cream butter in a large mixing bowl; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add egg … Continue reading Three-In-One Cookies

Refrigerator Sandwich Cookies

Rolled and Sliced CookiesChristmas Cookies 3/4 cup butter1/4 cup sugar1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar1 egg yolk1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 3/4 cups all-purpose flourPecan halvesVanilla Frosting Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add egg yolk; beat well. Stir in vanilla. Gradually add flour, beating well. Chill slightly. Shape dough into 2 … Continue reading Refrigerator Sandwich Cookies

Peanut Butter Refrigerator Cookies

Rolled and Sliced CookiesChristmas Cookies 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened1 cup chunky peanut butter3/4 cup sugar1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar1 egg, lightly beaten1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder1/4 teaspoon salt Cream butter and peanut butter; add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add egg; beat well. Stir … Continue reading Peanut Butter Refrigerator Cookies

Butter Crisps

Rolled and Sliced CookiesChristmas Cookies 1 cup butter or margarine1 1/2 cups sifted powdered sugar3 cups all-purpose flour1/4 teaspoon salt1 egg, lightly beaten1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 cup chopped pecans Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Sift together flour and salt; add 1 cup flour mixture to creamed mixture, beating well. Add … Continue reading Butter Crisps

Honey-Oatmeal Cookies

Drop CookiesChristmas Cookies 1 cup butter or margarine, softened1 cup sugar1/4 cup honey2 eggs1/2 cup commercial sour cream2 cups all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1 teaspoon ground ginger3 cups quick-cooking oats, uncooked1 cup chopped dates Cream butter; gradually add sugar and honey, beating until light and fluffy. Add eggs; beat well. … Continue reading Honey-Oatmeal Cookies