Cookies Around the World 1 of 5

Recipe by CoolMonday
READY IN: 45mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • BASIC COOKIE DOUGH.
  • Cream butter and sugar.
  • Beat in egg and vanilla.
  • Add flour slowly and mix well.
  • Divide in two.
  • ENGLISH TOFFEE BARS.
  • Preheat oven to 375°.
  • Grease oblong pan 13 x 9.
  • To 1/2 cookie dough, mix in oats and brown sugar.
  • Dough will be crumbly.
  • Pat into prepared pan evenly.
  • Bake 15 minutes-no imprint will remain when touched lightly.
  • Remove from oven.
  • Sprinkle immediately with chocolate pieces evenly.
  • Place another baking sheet over pan to soften chocolate.
  • Spread chocolate evenly.
  • Sprinkle with 1/2 cup chopped nuts.
  • While warm, cut into 1 1/2-inch diamond shapes.
  • FRENCH CHERRIE CAKES.
  • Add cherries to 1/2 basic dough. I added a few drops of red food color to the dough.
  • Cover and chill at least 2 hours.
  • Heat oven to 375°.
  • Roll dough to 1/4-inch on well-floured cloth coverd board.
  • Cut into 2-inch circles or scalloped rounds.
  • Cut small hole in center of half the rounds.
  • Bake on ungreased baking sheet 8-10 minutes or until very light brown.
  • Cool.
  • For almond filling blend confectioners sugar, almond extract, milk and food color.
  • Spread on whole rounds.
  • Place round with hole in it on top.
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