Pecan Sandies

Sometimes these cookies are called Russian tea cakes or wedding cookies. Harrison and I made these for Jeff because he loves pecans in anything. 1 cup butter 2 1/4 cups flour 1/3 cup sugar 1 tablespoon water 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup chopped pecans 1 cup sifted powdered sugar Preheat oven to 325° In a…

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Get your glass of milk ready, because here is the Toll House Cookie Recipe. It’s great as is,  and having it here makes it easy to find when you aren’t using Nestle’ brand chips. I added walnuts, but you can use pecans too. 2 1/4 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1…

Perfect Sugar Cookie Dough

Powdered sugar and almond extract make these sugar cookies fabulous. 1 1/2 cups sifted powder sugar 1 cup butter (2 sticks) 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 2 1/2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cream of tartar Cream sugar and butter. Add egg, vanilla and almond until well…