Cherry Party Punch

BeveragesLooking at Cooking with Mildred Swift 3 cups hot water1/2 cup cup sugar2 packages cherry jello3 cups cold water1/2 cup lemon juice1 cup pineapple juice1/8 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon almond extract6 bottles chilled Dr. Pepper°few drops red coloring Combine hot water and sugar in a saucepan. Bring to a boil. Add jello, stirring until well dissolved. … Continue reading Cherry Party Punch

Zimtsterne

ForeignChristmas Cookies 3 egg whites1 cup sugar2 teaspoons ground cinnamon1 teaspoon grated lemon rind1 1/2 cups ground unblenched almonds2 tablespoons all-purpose flour1/8 teaspoon salt Beat egg whites (at room temperature) until soft peaks form; gradually add sugar, cinnamon and lemon rind beating until stiff peaks form. Remove 1/2 cup meringue, and set aside. Fold almonds, … Continue reading Zimtsterne

Tuiles With Almonds

ForeignChristmas Cookies 2 egg whites1/2 cup sugar1/2 cup blanched almonds, finely ground1/2 cup all-purpose flour1/4 butter or margarine, melted1/2 teaspoon almond extract1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Combine egg whites (at room temperature) and sugar in a medium mixing bowl; beat until foamy. Add ground almonds, flour, butter, and flavorings, stirring until well blended. Drop by heaping … Continue reading Tuiles With Almonds

Swedish Kringler

ForeignChristmas Cookies 2 cups all-purpose flour1 cup butter or margarine3 tablespoons milk2 egg yolks1 egg whiteSugar or cinnamon-sugar mixture Place flour in a large mixing bowl; cut in butter with a pasty blender until mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in milk and egg yolks with a fork until dough holds together. Divide dough into fourths, … Continue reading Swedish Kringler

Swedish Christmas Cookies

ForeignChristmas Cookies 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened1/4 cup sugar1 egg separated1 tablespoon grated orange rind1 tablespoon lemon juice2 teaspoons vanilla extract1/8 teaspoon salt1 cup cake flour18 candied cherries, halved Cream butter in a large mixing bowl; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add orange rind, lemon juice, vanilla, and salt; beat thoroughly. … Continue reading Swedish Christmas Cookies

Springerle

ForeignChristmas Cookies 4 eggs2 cups sugar1 tablespoon butter, softened2 tablespoons anise seeds, crushed3 3/4 cups all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon baking powder Beat eggs in a large mixing bowl until thick and lemon colored; gradually add sugar and butter. Continue beating 10 minutes; stir in anise. Combine flour and baking powder in a medium mixing bowl; stir … Continue reading Springerle

Speculaas

ForeignChristmas Cookies 1 cup butter, softened1 cup firmly packed brown sugar2 tablespoons milk2 teaspoons grated orange rind2 cups all-purpose flour1 table baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt1 tablespoon ground cinnamon1 teaspoon grated nutmeg1/2 teaspoon ground cloves1/2 teaspoon pepper1/2 teaspoon anise seeds, crushed1/2 cup blanched whole almonds Cream butter in a large mixing bowl; add sugar, and beat … Continue reading Speculaas