Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Lets Make Some Cookies 1956 Recipe From General Foods Day 1 Butterscotch Dream Bars

Cookies were always best when my mama or grandma made them.

Today I will share a wonderful recipe from the Cookies Galore Recipe Book dated 1956.

Come back for more recipes in the days coming. Fill up the cookie jars with home made cookies.


1/2 cup butter or other shortening
1/2 cup of Grape Nuts
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 egg slightly beaten
1 teaspoon of vanilla
1 cup of sifted flour
1/2 teaspoon Calumet baking powder
1/8 tsp soda
1/4 tsp salt

     Melt shortening in saucepan.  Add cereal and cook about 1 minute. Add sugar and mix well.  Cool.  Stir in egg and vanilla.  Sift flour once, measure , add baking powder, soda , salt and sift again.. Add flour mixture to cereal mixture, a small amount at a time mixing well after each addition.
Spread into greased 8 x 8 x

2 inch pan and bake in moderate oven 350 degrees about 25 minutes. Cool.  Cut into bars.  Makes 24

COCONUT DREAMS  Use above recipe . With last addition of flour , blend in 3/4 cup Bakers coconut cut into fine pieces.

DATE DREAMS .  Use above recipe for Butterscotch Dream Bars.  With last addition of flour , stir in 1/2 cup cut dates.

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