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Old Fashioned Green Tomato Cookies

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“These are wonderful..came up with the recipe while trying to use up green tomatoes at the end of the season.”
READY IN:
35mins
YIELD:
3-4 dozen
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch and tomato pieces. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until very thick. Add grated rind and juice of 1 lemon, stir well and heat again to bubbling. Chill thoroughly.
  2. For the cookie batter, cream granulated sugar and butter till fluffy. Add egg and milk and blend well. In a small bowl, combine flour, soda, cream of tartar and salt. Add to creamed mixture and blend well Chill at least 1 hour.
  3. To assemble cookies, roll chilled dough to 1/8" thickness and cut cookies with the outer ring of a doughnut cutter, or cookie cutter. Top half the cookies with 1 tbls of chilled filling. Using the center ring from the remaining half of the cut out cookies and place on top of filled halves. Crimp edges with a fork to seal and bake in a 350* oven 15-20 minutes, or until lightly browned.

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