Category: Cookie

  • GLOBULAR CLUSTERS

    From Anne Craig, who says: Globular Clusters were in my Astronomy textbook when I was back at Fullerton College back in the 80s. Can’t remember the name of the book or who the author was, but he did say it was made by one of his students (Jenny — I do remember that part) for […]

  • COAL COOKIES

    By Lori Alden Holuta. Children in her Steampunk books don’t leave cookies and milk for Santa. Turns out, in the steam powered world of Industralia, coal in your stocking is a good thing! The book in which this appears may be purchased here:https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1532963289 INGREDIENTS 1 cup butter room temperature 2/3 cup white granulated sugar 1 […]

  • THE BEST SUGAR COOKIE YOU EVER ATE OR SNITCHED

    from “Good Food” magazine.  1 cup butter or margarine 2 cups sugar 2 eggs 1 cup oil Pinch salt 1 tsp. vanilla 5 cups unsifted flour 2 tsps. baking soda 2 tsps. cream of tartar Cream butter and sugar.  Add next 4 ingredients.  After measuring, sift dry ingredients together.  Mix well.  Roll into balls between […]

  • PIZZELLES

    1 cup butter, softened 1/4 cup vegetable oil 4 eggs 1-1/2 cups sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 teaspoons lemon or anise extract 3 cups flour 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder Combine first six ingredients. Add flour, baking soda and baking powder. Heat pizzelle iron. Place about 1 tablespoon of batter on each […]

  • SCOTTISH SHORTBREAD

    Global favorite. I am certain that Ted Lasso used this recipe to butter up the new boss — with the best butter. You need the rice flour, better than cornstarch, with that tiny gritty bite that makes Scots weep for their grandmothers. I have witnesses. 2 parts* butter [real, salted]1 part sugar [any old sugar […]