Nov 282014


Gingerdoodle Cookies

Thanks to Betty Crocker~

Gingersnap Cookie Dough

1  cup packed brown sugar,  3/4 cup shortening,  1/4 cup molasses

1 egg.   2  1/4 cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda,  1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger.  1/2 teaspoon ground cloves.  1/4 teaspoon salt

Snickerdoodle Cookie Dough

3/4 cup granulated sugar,  1/2 cup butter, softened
1 egg –  3/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2 cup Gold Medal™ whole wheat flour  –  1 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2 teaspoon baking soda –  1/2 teaspoon salt


1/4 cup granulated sugar  –  2 teaspoons ground cinnamon


 1. Heat oven to 375ºF. Line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper.   

2. In large bowl, mix brown sugar, shortening, molasses and egg. Stir in remaining Gingersnap Cookie Dough ingredients. 

3. In another large bowl, beat 3/4 cup sugar, the butter and eggs with electric mixer on medium speed until well mixed. Stir in remaining Snickerdoodle Cookie Dough ingredients. 

4. For each cookie, shape a level tablespoon of Gingersnap Cookie Dough and a rounded teaspoon of Snickerdoodle Cookie Dough into a ball. In small bowl, mix 1/4 cup sugar and 2 teaspoons cinnamon. Roll dough balls in cinnamon sugar; place on cookie sheet. 

5. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until light golden brown around edges. Cool 2 minutes on cookie sheet. Remove to cooling rack to cool completely.  

6.  Call me as soon as they’re out of the oven!  🙂

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Hawaiian Aunt Mitzi
DOGGY & Aunt mItz

Above is my Aunt Mitzi back in the day, simply gorgeous! This is my lovely Aunt Mitzi, Godmother, and second mother to me with her dog Cody and she is 91 yrs. old TODAY, Thanksgiving Day. God Bless her, and still beautiful! HAPPY BIRTHDAY Aunt Mitz!  Love You immensely!  I’m SO THANKFUL          for YOU!




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  2 Responses to “Recipes, Blast from the Past & Let’s be Friends!”


    It’s great to hear that it’s Aunt Mitzi’s birthday once more! Please wish her a Happy Birthday from me.

    November 28th is National French Toast Day (yeah, I know, what will they think of next). One way to celebrate it is with Wonder Bread! Check out my link for the tastiest French toast around!

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