Family recipes

I don’t normally like to put lots of personal things on my blog since it’s business but I had to share these family recipes. My family the woman always bake together at Christmas time and make dozens of cookies for the family and to give away. Since I can’t spend that with my Mom’s side I thought I would share the Christmas cookie recipes.

My Mom used to make this every Christmas morning.

Grandma’s NUT ROLL

Makes 10 rolls. I will cut it in half so you can see that too.

12 C. flour -6 C. Flour

3 C. Evaporated milk– 1 ½ C. Evaporated milk

3 tsp. salt —-1 ½ tsp salt

6-8 eggs —– 3 – 4 eggs

1 C. sugar —– ½ C. Sugar

1 pound butter —- 1/2 pound butter

2 packages dry yeast (quarter ounce each package) — 1 package dry yeast

Warm milk, add butter, salt, sugar then cool. Dissolve yeast in mixture. Whip eggs in another bowl. Add to mixture when cool. Put flour in large bowl. Make a well and pour the liquid in. mix

Then grab that dough till it comes free from side of bowl. Let rise till double in bulk. Put down and let rise again. Then divide into 10 balls. Roll out in oblong shape ¼ inch thick. Fill as for jelly roll, roll, let rise under towels. Brush top with beaten egg and little milk. About 5 rolls to a good sheet.

325 for 45 minutes watch carefully.

Filling

2-4 pounds ground walnut. (3 is probably best) —-1 ½ pounds of walnuts

2 eggs —- 1 egg

Half a pound of melt butter

1-2 C. sugar —— ½ -1 C. Sugar

Squeeze 2 TBSP lemon — 1 TBSP

½ c- 1 C. milk

ICING:
• 3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar
• 1 teaspoon butter, softened
• 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
• 3 to 4 teaspoons milk

PEANUT BLOSSOM COOKIES

1 3/4 C. FLOUR
1 TSP. SODA
1/2 TSP. SALT
1/2 C. BUTTER (ONE STICK)
3/4 C. PEANUT BUTTER
1/2 C. BROWN SUGAR
1/2 C. SUGAR
1 EGG
2 TBSP. MILK
1 TSP VANILLA
CREAM BUTTER, PEANUT BUTTER, GRADUALLY ADD SUGARS, AND CREAM WELL. ADD EGG MILK, VANILLA.
BLEND IN SHIFTED DRY INGREDIENTS AND MIX THOROUGHLY.
SHAPE INTO ROUND TEASPOONS THEN ROLL BALLS INTO SUGAR.
PLACE ON GREASED COOKIE SHEET OR PARCHMENT PAPER.
BAKE 350-375, 8-10 MINUTES
THEN PULL RACK OUT AND PLACE HERSEY KISSES DOWN FIRMLY INTO COOKIES, PUT BACK INTO OVEN FOR 2-5 MORE MINUTES.

 

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