Nutter Butter "Snowmen" (most look like aliens - on purpose!)
Mom made me Date Nut Balls - delicious!
The kids made cream cheese mints. How these came to be a Christmas tradition, I'll never know.
Drizzling the Coated Cookie Drops! What a fun mess!
Sugar Cookies (cut-out)
2/3 C shortening
¾ C sugar
½ t. grated orange peel
½ t. vanilla
1 ½ t. baking powder
4 t. milk
2 C flour
¼ t. salt
Preheat oven to 350-375 degrees. Thoroughly cream shortening, sugar, orange peel & vanilla. Add egg; beat until fluffy. Stir in milk. Sift together dry ingredients; blend in creamed ingredients. Divide dough in half, flatten somewhat into circle, cover in plastic wrap and chill 1 hour. On lightly floured surface, roll dough to 1/8” Cut in desired shapes with cookie cutters. Baked on greased cookie sheet about 6-8 min. Cool slightly. Remove from pan. Cool and then decorate.
These are good without frosting!
Serving: 2 dozen
Recipe Given By: Mom Underhill
1 beaten egg