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Grama Edna's Frosted Drop Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Terri De Caro
Added: Sunday, April 16, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
COOKIES :
* 1 1/2 cups sugar
* 1 cup crisco
* 2 eggs
* 1 tsp. vanilla
* 1 cup milk/gradually
* 3 3/4 cups flour
* 2 tsp. baking powder
* 1 tsp. baking soda
* 1/2 tsp. salt

FROSTING :
* 8 ounces softened cream cheese
* 2 1/2 cups confectioners sugar
* 1 1/2 tsp. pure almond extract
* A little milk

Directions:
Directions:
*Heat oven to 375.
*Spray 2 cookie sheets & set aside.
*Cream together first 5 ingredients.
*Add the rest of the ingredients.
*Drop onto prepared cookie sheets.
*Bake 10 to 12 minutes.
**WHILE BAKING**
*Combine cream cheese ,sugar & extract & beat with electric mixer , gradually adding a little milk.
This can be a tricky frosting & gets thin quickly while you're making it , so add the milk ONLY after it's been well blended & possibly needed.
Decorate these cookies with seasonal sprinkles , chopped nuts , coconut , whatever you like.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
about 36
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 1/2 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I remember making these with Grama Edna...mine come pretty close , but her's were the best !
My family loves these cookies ,
especially my brother Dan.

 

 

 

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