Grandma’s Famous Sugar Cookies

1 1/2 cups powdered sugar 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1 teaspoon cream of tartar 1 cup butter 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 1/2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda Mix sugar, butter and egg and flavorings.  Mix thoroughly. Stir in dry ingredients. Refrigerate 2 to 3 hours. Roll dough out to about 1/8 […]

Trisha’s Christmas Cinnamon Stars

1 3/4c. sifted flour                     pinch of salt 1 c. walnuts, finely ground         1 c. almonds, blanched, finely ground 2 large egg yolks                       2 T. rum (or orange juice) ¾ c. unsalted butter, softened   ¾ c. sugar 1/8 t. allspice                            1 ¼ c. powdered sugar 3 t. cinnamon                           1/3 c. flour, plus 2 T. sugar ¼ […]

Cranberry Orange Tea Bread

  I found this delicious sweet bread on a website a couple of years ago, and I can’t find that website anymore.  Mom — this is the tea bread I made for you once — you really liked it.    ‘Tis the Season!!! vegetable oil spray 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 2 cups King Arthur unbleached […]