Sunday, January 26, 2014
Saturday, January 25, 2014
Friday, January 24, 2014
SUGAR COOKIE BARS
4 eggs, well beaten
2 cups white sugar
1 cup butter
4 cups white flour
2 tsp baking soda
2 tsp cream of tartar
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp nutmeg
Cream together the eggs, vanilla, sugar, and butter. Sift together dry ingredients and add to the creamed mixture. Mix well.
Spray a * jelly roll pan with baking spray and spread cookie dough evenly to all sides. You can always sprinkle the top with flour and use a rolling pin like I did!
*A jelly roll pan is 17-1/2' x 12-1/2' x 1' deep. It is a baking sheet with sides so the batter does not slip off. A lot of people use jelly roll pans as cookie sheets.
Bake in the oven at 375 degrees for 15 minutes or so, until top is golden.
6 cups icing sugar (powder sugar) (can add a bit more to stiffen icing)
1 cup butter
2 tsp almond extract
several drops of food coloring
Whip together icing ingredients until light and fluffy. Spread evenly over cooled cookie bars.
Slice cookie bars and serve
This was a gift. I am so happy to have it. it's been a while since I had an automatic coffee maker. I used a portable one.
The middle picture was my coffee maker when I couldn't afford an electric one. It makes coffee very well. It uses a #2 filter #Melitta. I really like it. Great for traveling.