Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Butterscotch Yule Log

Recipe for Butterscotch Yule Log:

1 6 oz package butterscotch morsels (1 cup)
1/3 cup sweetened condensed milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/3 cup pecans, chopped
Slightly beaten egg white
Pecan halves

Melt over hot (not boiling) water. Remove from water, stir in milk and vanilla, add chopped pecans, mix well.

Form in 12 inch roll on waxed paper and roll tightly in waxed paper to shape evenly.

Unroll and mark surface length with tines of fork, brush with egg white.

Press pecan halves into roll to cover surface.

Wrap in waxed paper, chill.

Cut in 1/2 inch slices with sharp knife.

Found in "The Penguin Cookery Book" by Bee Nilson. Published by Penguin, 1952.

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Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Brown Sugar Cookies

Recipe for brown sugar cookies:

2 cups brown sugar
1 cup shortening
1/2 tea. salt
1 tea. flavoring
2 eggs
1 cup sour milk
1/2 tea. soda
3 1/2 cups flour
2 tea B.P.

No other instructions.

Found in "The Woman Thou Gavest Me" by Hall Caine. Published by J.B. Lippincott, 1913.