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Rosy Raisin-nut Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Rosy Raisin-nut Cookies, by , is from McMillan Family and Friends Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Joann McMillan
Added: Friday, August 3, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup butter, or oleo
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
2 & 3/4 cups sifted flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 cup tomato catsup
1 cup raisins
1/2 cup chopped nuts(optional)

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 375.
Cream butter until consistency of mayonnaise. Beat in sugars gradually. Beat in eggs 1 at a time. Add vanilla. Sift flour, soda and salt. Add to creamed mixture alternately with catsup. Stir in raisins and nuts. Drop by teaspoons full on lightly greased cookie sheets, spacing 2 inches apart. Bake for 10 12 minutes. Remove from pan. Frost with orange glaze while still hot.

Glaze: Combine 1 1/2 cups sifted confectioners sugar and 2 Tbls orange juice. Beat until smooth. If not thin enough, add more juice.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
5 dozen cookies
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I got this recipe from the lady who was my boss in the '70's while I was working at the hospital in St Ignace. She was always talking about her catsup cookies. Of course I had to try them. They are very good. Who ever heard of making cookies with catsup?

 

 

 

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