Friday, February 18, 2011

Pink Cookies

Here's the recipe, warning it makes a TON:

1 1/2 C Shortening
1 1/3 C Sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp Vanilla
1 tsp Salt
1 tsp Baking Soda
1 (14 oz) Bottle Maraschino cherries (save the juice)
3 1/2 C Flour

Cream sugar and shortening; add eggs and vanilla. Sift flour, salt and baking soda together; add to shortening and egg mixture. Add chopped cherries. Roll into TINY balls and bake at 350 for 8-10 minutes.

1 lb powdered sugar
cherry juice
1 tsp vanilla
1 cube butter

mix all ingredients and frost cookies when cooled.

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Sour Cream Sugar Cookies

1 Cup Butter
2 Cup sugar
2 eggs
1c sour cream
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp baking soda
4 tsp baking powder
4 1/2 cup four
1/2 tsp salt

Cream butter, sugar, and eggs. Add sour cream and vanilla. Sift dry ingredients together and add to creamed mixture. Refrigerate. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper. Roll out dough, cut into desired shapes, and bake at 350 for 10 minutes makes 24 cookies.

Recipe taken World Wide Ward Cookbook. Mom's best recipes pg 185.