Monday, October 17, 2011

Mince Meat Cookies

Recipe for mince meat cookies. Enjoy:

3 1/4 cups sifted flour
1/2 tablespoon salt
1 teaspoon soda
1 cup shortening
1 1/2 cups sugar
3 eggs, well beaten
1 package None Such mince meat

Sift flour, salt and soda.

Cream shortening, add sugar gradually.

Add eggs, beat until smooth.

Add mince meat broken in small pieces.

Add flour and mix well.

Drop by teaspoonful on greased baking sheet.

Bake in oven 400 degrees - 12 mins

Found in "Favorite Recipes of Famous Chefs" by Emma C. Caron. Published by Robert McBride, 1927.

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Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Recipe for chocolate oatmeal cookies:

2 cups sugar
1 stick margarine - 1/2 cup
1/2 cup milk

Boil 3 minutes

In a bowl, put:

3 cups quick oats
4 tbsp cocoa
1/2 cup coconut
1/2 cup nut meats

Pour boil mix over and mix. Drop by tsp on waxed paper

(note: the wonderful Stephanie points out that this is a no-bake recipe. I should have known better)

Found in the January 1933 issue of "Better Homes and Gardens."

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