Christmas Cookies I

Christmas Cookies I My husband grew up with this Christmas cookie. These cookies freeze well, and will keep a long time.


Original recipe yields 144 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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    SERVING : 144

    YIELD : 12 dozen

  • Boil molasses and sugar until the sugar dissolves. Let the syrup cool.

  • Grind nuts, raisins, currants and citron, and blend together with the butter or lard in a large bowl. Add the cooled syrup. Mix in the spices, anise oil, eggs, salt, and the sour milk. Mix in soda and flour. Rest the dough in the refrigerator for several days.

  • The dough can be rolled out and cut, or shaped into rolls and sliced. Place on greased cookie sheets.

  • Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 10 to 20 minutes. Cool on wire racks.

Per Serving: 177 calories; protein 2.4g; carbohydrates 32.2g; fat 4.8g; cholesterol 12.1mg; sodium 73.2mg.