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Holiday cookie recipes from Mary's mom

  • Recipe: Russian tea cakes

    Recipe: Russian tea cakes

  • Recipe: Jan hagel

    Recipe: Jan hagel

    Total time: 45 minutes Servings: Makes about 75 cookies 1 cup (2 sticks) butter 1 cup sugar 1 egg, divided 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 2 cups (8 ounces) sifted flour 1 tablespoon water 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1. Heat the oven to 350 degrees. In the bowl of a stand mixer, or in a large bowl using a hand...

  • Recipe: Butter cookies

    Recipe: Butter cookies

    Total time: About 1 hour, 15 minutes, plus chilling and cooling times Servings: Makes about 6 dozen (3- to 4-inch) cookies Cookie 1 cup (2 sticks) butter 1/2 cup sugar 1 egg 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 3 cups (12 ounces) sifted flour 1. In the bowl of a stand mixer,...

  • Recipe: Nut butter sandwiches

    Recipe: Nut butter sandwiches

    Total time: About 1 hour, plus chilling and cooling times Servings: Makes about 3 dozen sandwich cookies 1 cup (4 ounces) sifted flour 1/3 cup sugar 2/3 cup finely chopped pecans or hazelnuts 1/2 cup (1 stick) softened butter, plus 2 tablespoons butter, divided 1/3 cup sifted powdered sugar 1 ounce...

  • Recipe: Frozen fruit slices

    Recipe: Frozen fruit slices

    Total time: About 1 hour, plus freezing time for the dough Servings: About 9 dozen cookies 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, at room temperature 1 cup sifted powdered sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar 2 1/2 cups (10 ounces) sifted flour 1/2 cup chopped pecans 1/2 cup candied whole...

  • Recipe: Lebkuchen

    Recipe: Lebkuchen

    Total time: 1 hour, 15 minutes plus cooling and chilling times Servings: Makes about 3 dozen cookies 1/2 cup honey 1/2 cup molasses 3/4 cup brown sugar 1 egg 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest 2 3/4 cups (11.7 ounces) flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon...

  • Recipe: Nutmeg logs

    Recipe: Nutmeg logs

    Total time: About 1 hour, 15 minutes, plus cooling time for the cookies Servings: About 7 dozen cookies Cookies 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, at room temperature 3/4 cup sugar 1 egg 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 teaspoons rum flavoring 1 teaspoon grated nutmeg 3 cups (12 ounces) sifted flour 1. Heat...

  • Recipe: Finska pinnar

    Recipe: Finska pinnar

    Total time: About 1 hour, plus chilling time Servings: Makes about 6 dozen cookies Note: Cake flour and coarse decorating sugar are available at cooking and baking supply stores, as well as at well-stocked markets. 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened 1/2 cup sugar 1 egg, divided 1/2 teaspoon almond...

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