Prep 1 min
Cook 0 mins
This yummy treat came from my mother's babysitter in the 40's. I grew up eating it and make it any time I need something yummy in a hurry, or when it's too hot or too late to bake up a batch of real cookies -or when I'd rather have this than a cookie! ;)
- 1 slice white bread (flavorful bread such as buttermilk or brioche is better)
- 1 teaspoon butter
- 2 teaspoons sugar
- Pretty self explanatory: spread butter on bread, sprinkle with sugar.
- You can press the sugar into the butter if you like, to keep it from being messy (for kids). Adjust the ingredients to your taste, more butter is always better! The variations are endless, you can mimic many cookie flavors. I also added my peanut butter and chocolate version to 'zaar.
Oh my goodness does this bring back menories. My grandma used to make this for us when we were little . We lived in Louisiana ....she died in 1964 and I don't think I have thought about this since then. Same ingredience but she would let the butter get soft and with a wooden spoon or a mixer whip the two together. If you are a child making it, beating it with a spoon takes up a lot of time and I am sure I did it that way for that reason. Then she would get the mixer out and make it smoother. Or if she had powdered sugar I could do it all be myself with just a spoon. You really need soft white bread for the best effect. Sometimes we would cut the bread out with cookie cutters and make them look like tea sandwiches. Stars, circles and hearts. Of course we ate what was cut off. My mom would never let me do this. Ya think I got a little hyper after eating this??? Thanks for sharing and the wonderful trip down memory lane. I have a grand daughter who will get a kick out of doing this. On one of those too hot to do anything else day in the Phoenix summer heat.
Made these with my 4 yr old grandson, he was so excited to be able to make his own snack and to be able to use a butter knife. The look on his face made it a 5 star recipe.