Recipe by Denise in da Kitchen
This recipe came from the Hicks-Sterns Museum in Tolland, CT. It is a genuine Early American recipe that has been modernized just a little. these are cookies the way the early settlers made them.
Top Review by dk4378
I just made a batch of these cookies and I %u2665 them!!!! The only thing I did different was use one and a half cups of brown sugar instead of just one. The recipe made 18 very large cookies! Yummy! Thanks for sharing! %u263A
- 1 3⁄4 cups flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 cup chopped nuts
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 1⁄4 cup granulated sugar
- 3⁄4 cup butter, softened
- 2 eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
Directions See How It's Made
- Sift dry ingredients, set aside.
- Cream softened butter and sugars.
- Add eggs and vanilla; beat well.
- Gradually spoon in dry ingredients.
- Reserve last 1/3 of dry ingredients and add chopped nuts to it.
- Stir remaining dry ingredients into batter.
- Drop by 1/2 teaspoonfuls onto cookie sheets.
- Bake 350 degrees for 6 to 8 minutes.
- Allow cookies to set on baking sheet for a few minutes before removing to cool. (NOTE: Do NOT cool completely on the cookie sheet)