FOUR OTHER HOLIDAY DELIGHTS!
Lois Lendt, Sleepy Eye, Minnesota
1/3 cup honey (or more to taste)
½ cup peanut butter (or more to taste)
3 cups oatmeal or granola
1 tsp vanilla
½ cup small M&M candies or chocolate chips
Mix all together. Roll into 1” balls & refrigerate. Put in container. Can also add dried cranberries or butter brickle chips or whatever you like. Keeps a long time in the refrigerator.
Fanny’s Good Cookies
Ethel Burkholder, Himrod, New York
4 cups brown sugar
1 cup butter (room temp.)
1 cup nuts
1 cup coconut
1 cup raisins
1 Tbsp baking soda
1 Tbsp cream of tartar
2 Tbsp cream
1 cup dates
1 tsp salt
6 cups flour
Grind nuts, dates, raisins and coconuts and set aside. Cream together the sugar, eggs, and butter. Dissolve soda in cream. Add to sugar mixture. Add dry ingredients and raisins/nut etc. mixture. Chill, form into rolls then chill again. Slice into uniform slices so they bake evenly. Bake at 350 °F. These are a chewy cookie.
Family Christmas Cookie
Anna Robinson, Stacyville, Maine
Cream ½ cup shortening and 1/2 cup butter and 2 cups sugar
Add 2 beaten eggs and 1 cup molasses with 4 tsp soda beaten together
- 4 Tbsp cooled coffee
- 2 Tbsp vinegar
- 2 tsp salt
- 3/4 tsp cinnamon
- 1 tsp ginger
- 1/4 tsp nutmeg
Add 5-6 cups flour to handle.
Cool, roll out to 1/4-3/8” thick cut shapes. Place on greased cookie sheet, add sprinkles as desired.
Bake 6-8 minutes at 350° F degrees.
Red Velvet White Chocolate Cookies
Sharon Zegers, St. Thomas, Ontario
1 box of Red Velvet cake mix (any brand)
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 Tbsp water
1 cup white chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350° F. Blend cake mix, oil, water and eggs then stir in chips. Spoon out on greased cookie sheet and bake 12-14 minutes. Cool and enjoy.