Recipes

Nalbone Family Recipes

This recipe collection began as a way to back up my mother's recipe collection that she has collected in a black binder since the 1950's. Maggie and I are also adding recipes that we want to keep track of, so this will become our family go to location for storing and finding our recipes

Connect with Joey on:
Connect with us on Facebook. Connect with us on Twitter. Connect with us on Instragram.

Connect with Maggie on
Connect with us on Facebook. Connect with us on Twitter. Connect with us on Instragram.

cookies, desserts

Press Cookies

Mom's Black Book
URL: http://recipes.nalbone.us

Servings: 48

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Start to Finish Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lard (2 cups)
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 6 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 cup milk, if needed

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. Beat lard and sugar together until light and fluffy. Mix in eggs, flour, salt, and vanilla.
  3. If dough is too hard, add up to 1/4 cup milk.
  4. Fill cookie press with dough and shape onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  5. Optionally, brush the tops of each cookie with and egg white and water mixture.
  6. Bake in 375 degree preheated oven; baking time will depend on the cookie press blade used. Cool slightly, then remove from sheet with spatula.

Yield: 12 dozen

Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 180 Calories; 10g Fat (49.9% calories from fat); 2g Protein; 20g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 22mg Cholesterol; 36mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 0 Non-Fat Milk; 2 Fat; 1/2 Other Carbohydrates.

Print Recipe