Clothes-pin cookies.(Lady-locks.)

Total Time
1hr 12mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 12 mins

My fam. love these, I make them every holiday in the winter.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Make FILLING 1st, put in fridge till cookies are baked.
  2. FILLING: Cook on low til thickened, milk, flour.
  3. Cool in fridge.
  4. Beat tog marg and crisco.
  5. Beat well.
  6. Add vanilla, and sugar.
  7. Beat well.
  8. Add the cooled flour mixture& beat, beat beat!
  9. DOUGH: Measure flour, add a pinch salt.
  10. Cut in 1 pound marg or butter (as for pie crust).
  11. Blend in sour ceam (I used plain no-fat yogurt).
  12. Refrigerate overnite or at least 6 hours.
  13. Cut dough into 4 pieces.
  14. Roll out thin, 1 piece at a time (keep rest in fridge til ready to roll).
  15. Cut rolled piece into 1"x 4" long pieces.
  16. Wrap loosely around pins, (see NOTE) making sure dough overlaps somewhat, so as to not have"holes" or"gaps".
  17. Bake 350 about 12-15 minutes or till very lite golden color.
  19. When cool use pastry bag to fill;NOTE: Some stores sel the box of metal-"pins" to use.
  20. I have 1 box but it's not enough, so, I use clothes pins also.


Most Helpful

My Mom used to make these every year at Christmas. They are sooooo very good. I am so glad you posted this! Now I have the recipe to carry on tradition!

mrr80917 October 01, 2007

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