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Mack Eplens Pink Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Mack Eplens Pink Cookies, by , is from Five Things I Love- Luke, Rachael, Miriam, Jill and Cooking!, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Sherry Means Anderson


1 C. powdered sugar
1 C. shortening
1/2 tsp. salt
3/4 C chopped pecans
1 egg
1/4 C. milk
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. lemon flavoring
4 C. cake flour

Mix all ingredients into a smooth paste. Roll into a log shape and cut into 1-inch slices. Make an indention in the center of each cookie by pressing with thumb
Bake at 400 degrees for 10 minutes

1/4 c oil
1/4 c white syrup
1 Tbsp water
1 drop of red food coloring
1 drop of vanilla
pinch of salt
1 c powdered sugar
1/2 tsp milk or cream
One drop almond flavoring

Bring oil, syrup, and water to a boil. Transfer to a mixing bowl and add all flavorings and sugar until it becomes a thick paste. Continue mixing until smooth, then add milk or cream, enough to reach the consistency to drop into the indentions in the cookies.
Makes about 4-5dozen cookies.




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