Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Raisin And Nut Cookies




 Raisin And Nut Cookies


Raisin And Nut Cookies

Ingredients

1 cup plus 2 tablespoons flour
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
½ cup sugar
¼ cup brown sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
½ cup butter
1 package (6 oz) raisins and nuts

Method

1.                  Oven to 375° F.
2.                  Sift flour with soda and salt.  Set aside.
3.                  Cream sugars, egg, vanilla and butter.
4.                  Add flour mixture.
5.                  Stir in raisins and nuts.
6.                  Drop by teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.
7.                  Bake at 15 – 20 minutes.
8.                  Cool on cooling rack.

Optional:  Good for the summer treats of ice cream sandwiches.

Raisin And Nut Cookies were made and prepared by Shirley-Ann Pearman

Photography by Shirley-Ann Pearman.





Old Fashion Icing Sugar Cookies





Old Fashion Icing Sugar Cookies

Ingredients

½ cup butter
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1½ cups icing sugar
1½ cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla

Method
1.                  Preheat oven to 350° F.
2.                  Cream butter and sugar.
3.                  Add all dry ingredients.
4.                  Blend in vanilla.
5.                  Roll into 1 inch balls from a teaspoon scoop. 
6.                  Place on greased cookie sheets. 
7.                  Press with decorative on the bottom of a glass.
8.                  Bake for 15 – 20 minutes or until golden brown.
9.                  Cool on cooling rack.

Optional:  Good for the summer treats of ice cream sandwiches.

Old Fashion Icing Sugar Cookies were made and prepared by Shirley-Ann Pearman

Photography by Shirley-Ann Pearman.