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Holiday Cookie Recipes Cream butter and sugar together. Add egg yolk, flour and vanilla. Spread by hand on an ungreased 10½ by 15½ edged cookie sheet. Beat egg white. Spread lightly on top of cookie mixture. Sprinkle with pecans and pat down. Sprinkle 1 to 2 tablespoons of sugar over the top. Bake at 300° for about 50 to 60 minutes, or until brown. Cool for 2 to 3 minutes only before you cut into squares.

The snowf lakes are coming, so it must be time to think about baking cookies for the holidays. Consider adding one of these cookie recipes to your family’s traditional lineup this year. We all have favorite foods that we expect to see every time we gather for a holiday meal. As the years go by, they become traditions. To pay tribute to some of my family members and friends, I have gathered these cookie recipes for you to try. I hope they will add warmth to your holiday season! BUTTER COOKIES Yield: 2 dozen This recipe was given to my mom by a dear friend, Lynn Mills. My mom makes these every Christmas as they are my dad’s favorite. 2 sticks butter ~ room temperature 1 cup sugar 1 egg, separated 2 cups flour, sifted 1 cup chopped pecans 2 t. vanilla

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December 2014 ttimes web magazine  

Tidewater Times December 2014

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