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Ice Box Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Ice Box Cookies, by , is from Eating Under a Tree, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

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Added: Monday, February 2, 2009


1 lb. margarine
1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar
3 eggs
6 cups flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 1/2 tsp. Vanilla
1 Tbsp. Cinnamon
1 cup nuts, chopped

Cream margarine and sugars, add eggs and vanilla. Cream well.

Sift soda and cinnamon with flour and add to creamed mixture.

Add nuts.

Shape into rolls and wrap in waxed paper. Let stand in refrigerator overnight.

Slice and bake in a 400 oven for 10 minutes or until brown.




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