Thursday, December 6, 2018

Christmas Spice Butter Cookie-Cakes (1982)

  • 1 cup softened butter
  • 2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1 tspn baking soda
  • 1 tspn cinnamon
  • 1-1/2 tspns nutmeg
  • 1-1/2 tspns ground cloves
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup chopped raisins
  • Confectioner's sugar
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream butter and add sugar, beating until smooth. Add eggs and mix well.

Add flour, baking soda, and spices alternately with milk. Stir in raisins and pecans.  Spoon batter into greased muffin tins, filled (no more than) halfway. Bake 20 to 30 minutes or until a tester comes out clean.

Remove from tins and sprinkle with confectioner's sugar. Makes 5 to 6 dozen. Store in sealed container, or freeze. 

More "Lost" Recipes from "Atlanta Cooknotes"
Southern Spinach Spoon Bread (1982)
Atlanta Pound Cake with Chocolate Icing (1982)

(Origin - "Atlanta Cooknotes" by the Junior League of Atlanta, 1982. Recipe by Faith Carter Inglis.)

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