Category: Cookies

Congo Squares

Congo Squares were very popular a few years ago. I almost forgot about them until I ran across a recipe for a blondie that looked very familiar. I remembered congo squares and immediately went to the grocery store to buy the ingredients!3/4 cup butter, melted 2 1/4 cups packed light brown sugar 3 eggs 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour…

Welch Frying Pan Cookies

Ingredients 3½ cups flour 1¼ cups sugar 1 Tablespoon salt 3 teaspoons ground nutmeg 3 teaspoons baking powder ½ cup shortening, at room temperature ½ cup butter, at room temperature ½ cup raisins 2 eggs ¼ cup milk Directions Mix dry ingredients in a large bowl. Mix the shortening and butter into the dry ingredients to make a soft…

Quick Oatmeal Cookies

Ingredients ¼ lb. margarine 2 cups sugar ½ cup milk 1 cup chopped nuts 1 cup raisins 2 cups “quick” oatmeal ⅓ cup cocoa 1 teaspoon vanilla Preparation In saucepan, combine margarine, sugar, and milk and bring to a boil, while stirring, for 3-4 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in oatmeal, nuts, cocoa, raisins,…

Norwegian Butter Cookies

Rosslands of Bergen, Norway Ingredients ½ cup margarine ½ cup sugar 1 egg yolk 1 teaspoon vanilla (if recipe is doubled, use 1 tablespoon vanilla or 1 teaspoon almond extract) 1¼ cup flour Preparation Pre-heat oven to 375ºF Mix all ingredients Roll out and cut into shapes Bake 10-11  minutes