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“Excellent & easy Christmas cookie our family wouldn't have Christmas without......This is my great grandmothers recipe & has been passed down because there is nothing that tastes quite like it!!!!”
30 cookies/bars

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift together first 3 ingredients.
  2. In a separate large bowl beat eggs & nuts adding brown sugar slowly.
  3. add rest of ingredients including melted butter (but not confectioners sugar) add flour mixture last.
  4. pour into well greased & floured 9 x 12 pan.
  5. bake @ 350 for 35 minute.
  6. prepare Large flat cotton towel or old tablecloth on flat surface that is spread with confectioners suger slightly larger than your 9 x 12 pan.
  7. when you take them out of the oven invert the pan on to the confectioners sugar.
  8. sprinkle more confectioners sugar on top.
  9. VERY IMPORTANT>>>>while STILL HOT cut with large knife into bite sized cookies
  10. let cool then store in covered container without stacking layers.
  11. these are a soft chewey cookie & will become a family favorite, I guarantee.

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