Prep 1 hr
Cook 10 mins
My DH told me a story about cookies that his Mom and Grandma used to make.... they don't really have a name, he calls them "Grandma" cookies! His Grandma called them Sweet Milk Cookies. Either way, they are just delicious. I have no idea where this recipe is from as DH had it scribbled on a piece of paper. Recipe is from about the 1930's to 1940's. **These are best when frosted.
- 1 egg
- 1 cup sugar (I use 3/4 cup)
- 1⁄2 cup butter, softened (no substitutes!)
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 1⁄4 teaspoons cream of tartar
- 1⁄4 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
- 2 1⁄2 cups flour (may need less start with 2 cups)
- 3⁄4 cup sweetened condensed milk
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Mix all ingredients except flour together. Add enough flour to make the dough roll-able.
- Refrigerate approximately 30 minutes to 1 hour.
- Roll dough out to approximately 1/2 inch thickness. Cut with cookie cutter.
- Place on greased cookie sheet. Bake for 8-10 minutes. If you make a rolled cookie instead of a cutout may need to increase baking time.
- Allow to cool in cookie sheet 5 minutes before transferring to cooling racks.
Made these for KK's Cookie Exchange Event. These made up into very nice and tasty taste treats, frosted with a nice cinnamon sugar frosting. Everyone here raved as did the people who received them in their gift baskets. Thank you for a nice recipe, and please thank your dear husband for saving it.
these are a definate MMMmmmmmmm! I also added in 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon because I love that flavor of cinnamon! I used 1 cup sugar and it was the perfect sweetness for us, great cookie recipe Kitty and one I will make again, this was made for KK's forum Cookie Exchange event
A great tasting cookie. Very easy to make. My cookies turned out a little brown, but still a great cookie. My company loved them. Thanks for the great recipe, that I will be making again.