Christmas Cookie Recipes

Mocha Walnut Christmas Cookies
By: Folly Life
1 – 12 oz. pkg. of semi-sweet chocolate morsels, divided
2 tablespoons of instant coffee
2 teaspoons of boiling water
1 1/4 cups of all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon of soda
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1/2 cup of butter, softened
1/2 cup of sugar
1/2 cup of firmly packed brown sugar
1 egg
1/2 cup of chopped walnuts
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Melt over hot (not boiling water), 1/2 cup chocolate
morsels. Stir until smooth and cool to room temperature. In small cup, dissolve coffee
in boiling water and set aside. In small bowl, combine flour, soda, and salt. Set aside.
In large bowl, combine butter, sugars, and coffee. Beat until creamy. Add egg and
melted chocolate morsels. Mix well. Then gradually add flour mixture. Stir in the
remaining chocolate morsels and walnuts. Drop by rounded measuring tablespoonfuls
onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 10 to 12 minutes. Allow to stand 2-3 minutes
before removing from cookie sheets; cool completely.

Swedish Christmas Cookies
By: Folly Life
1 cup of butter
2 egg yolks
Dash salt
1 egg white, slightly beaten
4 tablespoons of chopped almonds
3/4 cup of sugar
1 teaspoon of almond extract
2 1/2 to 2 3/4 cups of flour
2 tablespoons of sugar
Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg yolks and almond extract.
Add salt. Sift in flour and mix well. Make it pliable dough and chill 30 minutes. To
shape, divide dough into 6 equal portions. Roll out each portion to make a rope, about
24″ long. Divide each into 2″ strips. Place on cookie sheets. Brush with egg whites
and sprinkle with sugar and almonds. Bake at 375 degrees for about 10 minutes or
until cookies feel firm and are lightly browned around the edges. Let cool on cookie
sheet a few minutes then remove to a wire rack to cool completely.
Source: Folly

Christmas Nuggets
By: Folly Life
Mix: 2 cups of flour with 1 teaspoon of salt. Cream: 1/2 cup of shortening with 1/2 cup
of butter and 1/2 cup of powdered sugar. Blend in 1 tablespoon of vanilla and 1/2 cup
of chopped nuts Add to the flour mixture. Shape into small balls. Top with candied red
and green cherries or a half pecan. Bake at 325 degrees for 25 minutes. After cooled
sprinkle with powdered sugar.
Christmas Jewels
1 cup of flour
2 tablespoons of sugar
1/3 cup of margarine
1 cup of finely chopped pecans
1 1/4 cup of sugar
2 tablespoons of flour
2 eggs, beaten
2 tablespoons of milk
1 tablespoon of grated orange peel
1 teaspoon of vanilla
1 cup of chopped cranberries
Combine 1 cup flour, 2 tablespoons sugar, and cut in 1/3 cup margarine to form a
coarse mixture. Stir in 1/2 cup pecans. Press into 9 x 13 inch pan. Bake 15 minutes at
350 degrees. Combine other ingredients and fold in cranberries and remaining pecans.
Spread over partially baked crust. Bake 25-30 minutes until top is brown. Cool on rack
and cut into bars while warm. Cool and eat!!

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