“Grandma’s” Cookies

"Grandma" cookies


  • 2 sticks of butter softened
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange extract
  • 3 cups of flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder


  1. Using electric hand mixer cream the butter and sugar together.
  2. Add the eggs and mix together
  3. Add the vanilla and extracts and mix well.
  4. Sift the flour and baking powder and hand mix with the wet ingredients using spoon.
  5. Divide into sections (if dough is too sticky add a small amount of flour)
  6. Put sections on lightly floured plastic wrap and shape into 1 -1 1/2 inch high rectangular logs
  7. Refrigerate.
  8. Cut into small slices about 1/4 inch thick
  9. Pinch the middle to make a bowtie shape
  10. Using a fork press lines into both triangles of the bowtie.
  11. Place on ungreased cookie sheets and bake for 6-10 minutes at 375 degrees.
  12. Makes approximately 48 cookies.


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