These are the cookies Mom used to bake at Christmas time. Then we kids would all sit around the table and frost them with colored, powdered sugar frosting.
1 cup butter
1 cup gran. sugar
1 cup brown sugar, sifted
3 tbsp water
6 cups flour
1 tsp soda
1 tsp salt
1 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp vanilla
Preheat oven to 350 degrees, Fahrenheit
Cream the butter & sugar
Add eggs & vanilla
Mix dry ingredients & add alternately with wet
Chill 1/2 hour - or overnight
Roll on floured board to 1/8 inch thick
Bake 5 to 6 minutes at 350 degrees
These photos show the recipe card in Mom's writing.
She wrote it in red ink, but my camera captures documents only in black and white.
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