Archive for the ‘Cookies’ Category

Peanut Blossoms

I’m sure this is many family’s favorite recipe. No collection of recipes would be complete without this old fashioned Christmas goodie. Ingredients 1 3/4 cups flour 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon soda 1/2 cup shortening 1/2 cup peanut butter 2 Tablespoons milk 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 egg Hershey’s chocolate candy kisses […]

Old Fashioned Date Turtles

This is a really old favorite recipe of my Mom’s. If you like dates these are really scrumptious. They are easy and require no cooking. My Mom used to add paraffin to chocolate chips, but that is not recommended nowadays. So I use dipping chocolate for the coating. Ingredients 1 cup sifted powdered sugar 1 […]

Russian Teacakes or Mexican Wedding Cakes

This is my favorite Christmas cookie recipe. Unfortunately my family is not too crazy about them, so when I make them, I end up eating them all. So I don’t make them too often! They are really an old fashioned cookie that has been around for a long time. Some people call them Russian Teacakes […]