Saturday, December 5, 2015

Lets Make Some Cookies 1956 Recipe From General Foods Day 8 Coconut Chews Cookies

Today we are making Coconut Chews..  I love coconut

1/4 cup butter or other shortening
2/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/3 cup graduated sugar
1 egg
1/2 cup chopped nuts
1/2 Baker's coconut
5 cups Post toasties

Or use 5 cups of Grape nut flakes, Post 40% Bran Flakes or Post Raisin Bran

Cream butter, add sugars gradually and cream together until  light and fluffy.  Add egg and beat

well.  Add nuts , coconut and cereal and mix thoroughly.  ( Mixture will be dry. ) Shape into rounds

by pressing mixture by tablespoonfuls against side of bowl.  Drop carefully on lightly greased baking

sheets and bake in moderate oven (350 degree ) 10 minutes or until done.  Remove at once from

baking sheet. Makes 36 chews.

Friday, December 4, 2015

Lets Make Some Cookies 1956 Recipe From General Foods Day 7 Raisin Butter Cookies

Lets get back into the kitchen and get some cookies baked for our family parties.

Raisin Butter Cookies

1 cup butter or other shortening

dash of salt

34 cup sifted confectioners sugar

1 1/4 tsp vanilla

2 cups sifted all purpose flour

1 cup Post Raisin Bran  or use 1 cup of Toasties, Post 40 % Bran Flakes or Grape Nut flakes

 and add 1/4 cup of raisins

Cream Butter, add salt and confectioners sugar gradually , and cream until light and fluffy.  Add

vanilla, then add the flour and mix well. Stir in the cereal.  Shape cooky dough into small balls (

about 1 inch diameter)  and place on ungreased baking sheet.  Flatten with fork.  Bake in moderate

oven (375 degree) 12 to 15 minutes or until done.

While warm sprinkle with additional confectioners sugar.