06 Nov

Christmas Cherry Refrigerator Cookies

  Dry Ingredients: 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon salt Moist Ingredients: ½ cup softened butter ½ cup shortening 1 cup granulated sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla Additional Ingredients: 1 cup chopped candied cherries or other fruit ½ cup chopped nuts Me...  Continue Reading

05 Jun

Crispy Lemon Refrigerator Cookies

Refrigerator cookies are made in two steps. I often let the dough rest in the refrigerator overnight, so I can bake them just before guests arrive for tea the next day. The smell of cookies baking creates an inviting atmosphere. Most vintage cookbooks contain a basic recipe for icebox cookies with several variations on a bas...  Continue Reading