Butterscotch Pinwheels

Rolled and Sliced CookiesChristmas Cookies 1/2 cup shortening, divided1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar1 egg3/4 cup butterscotch morsels, melted1 teaspoon vanilla extract, divided2 cups all-purpose flour, divided1/4 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon salt, divided1/2 cup sugar1 egg1/4 teaspoon baking powder1 (1 ounce) square unsweetened chocolate, melted Cream 1/4 cup shortening in a medium mixing bowl; gradually … Continue reading Butterscotch Pinwheels

Date-Nut Pinwheels

Rolled and Sliced CookiesChristmas Cookies 1 (8 ounce) package pitted dates chopped1 cup sugar1 cup hot water1 cup finely chopped walnuts1 cup butter or margarine, softened2 cups firmly packed brown sugar2 eggs1 teaspoon vanilla extract3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar1/2 teaspoon salt Combine dates, sugar, and water in a … Continue reading Date-Nut Pinwheels

Date Pinwheels

Rolled and Sliced CookiesChristmas Cookies 1 (8 ounce) package pitted dates1/2 cup water1/4 cup sugar1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened1 cup firmly packed brown sugar1 egg2 cups all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/4 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon Combine dates, water, and 1/4 cup sugar in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and … Continue reading Date Pinwheels

Chocolate Pinwheels

Rolled and Sliced CookiesChristmas Cookies 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened1/2 cup sugar3 tablespoons milk1 egg yolk, beaten1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder1/8 teaspoons salt1 (1 ounce) square unsweetened chocolate, melted Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add milk, egg yolk, and vanilla, stirring well. … Continue reading Chocolate Pinwheels

Peppermint Spirals

Rolled and Sliced CookiesChristmas Cookies 1 cup butter or margarine, softened1 1/2 cups sugar1 egg1 teaspoon peppermint extract2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1 1/2 teaspoon saltRed food coloring Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add edd and peppermint extract; beat well. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; add to creamed mixture, beating … Continue reading Peppermint Spirals

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

Ribbon Cookies

Rolled and Sliced CookiesChristmas Cookies 1 cup butter or margarine1 1/2 cups sugar1 egg, beaten1 teaspoon vanilla extract2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt1/4 cup chopped candied cherries1/4 cup chopped pecans1 (1 ounce) square unsweetened chocolate, melted2 tablespoons poppy seeds Line bottom and sides of a 9 x 5 x 3 … Continue reading Ribbon 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