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The Art of Making Good Cookies Plain and Fancy
A collection of recipes for cookies of all types, shapes, and sizes, and for every occaion.  By
Annette Laslett Ross and  Jean Adams Disney.

Cost 10.50 plus shipping.

The above book is copyrighted 1963.
Printed by Doubleday & Company, INC., Garden City, New York

Once this book is sold all excerpts here will be removed.  I have only printed excerpts of this book
as a temptation for you to purchase the book.  I am not trying to plagiarize.
The book starts with, "Have a Cookie!"

  "The invitation to "have a cookie" extends from the days of a toddler's first steps to
as long as appetite continues.  Nothing in sweets can match the satisfaction or
versatility of this toothsome bit.  Some sweet, some plain, some grand, some fanciful
as a pastry chef's hat -- cookies serve many purposes.
  This collection of cookie recipes is arranged to give the cookie maker a quick
appreciation of the varieties included.  Listed by type of cookie, each recipe indicates its
place--plain or fancy--in the realm of food service.
  this is not to say that a cookie labeled "plain" would not be a perfectly delightful
finish to a company meal or that a "fancy" version could not go happily into a picnic
basket.  The contrast of flavors, textures and colors are of foremost consideration in
menu planning and the chosen cookie will reflect this evaluation..................When a
real search is on for a special cookie, the cook will do well to consult the main index."
The book goes on, "Baking-Use flat cookie sheets with low sides or no sides.  
High-sided pan prevent proper browning.  us only light-colored, shiny pans.  Dark or
discolored pans cause cookies to burn on the bottom.  There should be 2 inches from
edge of pan to each side of the oven.  Too large pans prevent proper heat circulation
which is necessary for even baking.

  For best results, bake only one cookie sheet at a time on the baking shelf that is
slightly below center of oven.

  Take cookies off sheets while hot and cool on cake rack. if some cookies (particularly
those with a high ration of sugar) tend to cool and stick to pan, return sheet to oven
and reheat slightly.  Very rich cookies with a large amount of butter should be cooled
on paper towels laid over rack.

  Rick cookies should be baked on an ungreased baking sheet.  For other cookies,
grease cookie sheet lightly.  Too much shortening on cookie sheet causes excessive
spreading.  use shortening or oil on cookie sheet in preference to butter and
margarine,  which scorch more readily."

  STORAGE - (You will have to buy the book in order to read this section.)
  FREEZER STORAGE - (To read this section, buy the book)
Next Section is 'SUBSTITUTIONS - PROCEED WITH
CARE'

 "All recipes have been perfected with the ingredients
specified.  However, there are some variations that
may be made successfully.  Others will cause failure.  
The rules tell which are which!

FATS - If a recipe calls for butter specifically, that
particular cookie is best made with butter and not a
substitute.  Either flavor or texture will be impaired.  
If, for dietary reasons, you wich to use margarine or
shortening, we suggest choosing one of the many
recipes calling for either of these fats.  Never
substitute oil for sholid shortening of any kind or vice
versa.

EGGS - Never substitute for eggs.  There are a
number of eggless recipes in the book if you need
them for a restricted diet.  Check in the index among
the various butter cookies, molasses cookies,
shortbreads and no-bake cookies.

SUGARS - Brown sugar, firmly packed, may be
substituted for granulated sugar or vice versa.  Do
not substitute in recipes calling for powdered sugar.  
Never substitute synthetic sweeteners for sugar in
cookies or frostings."

Other sections include:

FLOUR
LIQUIDS
CHOCOLATE
SPICES
OPTIONAL


Next section is called, "Cookies at Home"
A chapter of recipes for these Good Cookies:

BALL COOKIES
Chocolate Snaps
Ginger Mounds
Chocolate Oatmean Balls
Lemon Raisin Treats
Sugar Oil Balls
Cherry Treats
Peanut Butter Cookies
Spice Butterscotch Balls
Sugar Cookies

BAR COOKIES
Brownies I
Butterscotch Bars Pineapple Bars
Chocolate Crispies
Date Bars I
Toffee Bars
Quick Unbaked Brownies

DROP COOKIES
Aladdin Cookies
Banana Nut Cookies
Buttermilk Sugar Wafers
Chocolate Chip Cookies
Ginger Crinkles
Molasses Cookies
Oatmeal Crisps
Peanut Butter Chocolate  Chip Drops
Potato Spice Drops
Soft Oatmeal Cookies
Sour Cream Crisps
Sugar and Spice Drops
Brown Sugar Nut Crisps
Chocolate Nut Drops
Peanut Crunch Cookies
Rye Drops
Cereal Crunchies
Chocolate Drops
Hermits
Mincemeat Drops

FILLED COOKIES
Date-filled Drip cookies
Georgia's Briars

ICEBOX COOKIES
Coconut Wafers
Nut Thins
Oatmeal Crisps
Peanut Butter Crisps
Spiced Sour Cream Cookies - Plain Variations
Basic Icebox Cookies
  Plain Variations:
  Butterscotch Slices
  Chocolate Slices
  
Fancy Variations:
  Fruit Slices
  Nut Slices
  Raisin Spices
  Slices
  Seed Cookies
Date Rounds

NO-BAKE COOKIES
Chocolate Crisp Bars
Fudgies
Peanut Butter Crispies
Coconut Fruit Balls
Peanut Butter Drops
Marshmallow Chocolate Chip Crispies
Peanut Butter Drops
Caramel Bars
Date Crispies

PRESSED
Butterscoth Cookies
Peanut Butter Press Cookies

ROLLED
Chocolate Oatmeal Wafers
Rolled chocolate Dollars
Rolled Oatmeal Wafers
Spiced Cream Cookies
Fruited Bars
Hildur's Gingersnaps.
Basic Sugar Cookies
Caramel Cookies
Fruited Bars
Good Cookies
Sample recipe from the book:

Chocolate Oatmeal Balls (Fancy)

Nut-garnished
3/4 cup shortening
1 cup brown sugar
2 ounces or squares unsweetened chocolate, melted
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
1/4 cup milk
1 1/2 cups rolled oats
1 cup chopped nuts for garnish.

  Cream shortening until soft.  Blend in sugar gradually.  Add melted, cooled
chocolate.  Sift together dry ingredients and add alternately with mild and vanilla.  
Work in rolled oats, kneading dough with hands if necessary.  Form in walnut-size
balls, topping each with chopped nuts.  Bake on lightly greased cookie sheet at 350
degrees 12 to 15 minutes.  3 doz.
Sample recipe from the book:

DROP COOKIES
Potato Spice Drops (plain)

Old-fashioned flavor
1 cup molasses or honey
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1 cup cold mashed potatoes
2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon allspice
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1 cup seedless raisins
1/2 cup chopped nuts


Sour Cream Crisps (plain)
Buttery good
2/3 cup butter or margarine
1 1/2 cups brown sugar, firmly packed
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 1/2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1 cup sour cream
Blend butter, sugar, eggs and flavoring until light
and fluffy.  Sift together dry ingredients.  Add
alternately with sour cream to first mixture. Blend
well. Drop from teaspoon to greased baking
sheet.  Bake at 400 degrees 10 to 12 minutes, or
until evenly brown.  Remove cookies to rack for
cooling.  6 dozen.


ICEBOX COOKIES
Coconut Wafers (plain)
Memorable goodness
1/2 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
3/4 cup fine, flaked coconut
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 3/4 cups sifted all-purpose flour
Cream soft shortening and sugar together until
light.  Beat in egg and vanilla.  When well blended,
stir in coconut.  Sift together dry ingredients and
add in three parts, mixing thoroughly.  Shape into
two long rolls on waxed paper or aluminum foil.  
Chill 6 to 8 hours.  Cut in thin slices.  Bake on
ungreased sheet at 400 degrees 10 to 12
minutes.  5 dozen.


NO-BAKED COOKIES
Chocolate Crisp Bars (plain)
A-plus for high energy
1/4 cup butter or margarine
2 ounces or squares unsweetened chocolate
1/2 pound fresh marshmallows
5 cups Puffed Rice
Melt butter, chocolate and marshmallows over very
low heat or in top of double boiler.  Stir until
smooth.  Pour marshmallow mixture over Puffed
Rice; stir until evenly coated.  Spread on greased
pan.  Let stand until firm.  Cut into bars.  3 dozen.


ROLLED COOKIES
Rolled Chocolate Dollars (plain)
A basic rolled dough
2 ounces or squares unsweetened chocolate
1 cup butter or margarine
2/3 cup sugar
1 egg
2 teaspoons vanilla 1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
3 cups sifted all-purpose flour
Melt and cool chocolate.  Cream butter, stir in
sugar.  Add egg and vanilla.  Sift together salt,
baking powder and flour.  Add cooled chocolate to
butter mixture, then sifted dry ingredients.  Roll
thin, cut and bake on ungreased cookie sheet.  
Tops may be sprinkled with granulated or colored
sugar.  Bake at 400 degrees 8 to 10 minutes.  Do
not overbrown.  About 6 dozen.

Chapter two covers, among others:

BARS
Brownies II
Chocolate Chip Bars
Molasses Bars
Raisin Spice Bars
Orange Marmalade Bars I

DROPS
Applesauce Gems
Butterscotch Drops
Chcolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies
Chocolate Drops
Cocoa Nut Cookies
Hermits
Orange Crisps
Prun Drops
Pumpkin Cookies
Raisin Nut Drops
Soft Molasses Cookies
Sour Cream Puffs
Caramel Jumbles
Ranger Cookies
Chapter - "FOUR SCORE OR MORE"

 "Some occasions call for cookies in more than usual numbers-holiday season, teas, wedding receptions, club
and church gatherings.  At times like these it is practical to start with a recipe that turns out cookies in large
numbers so that time spent measuring and mixing is kept to a minimum.  You'll find a tempting array from
which to choose in the following collection.
  the Butter Crisps and Rolled Cookies to Decorate both lend themselves will to varying in many ways.  Divide
the one big batch into perhaps six or seven smaller batches to color, flavor, shape and decorate so that each
baking has its own personality and only you are wise to the fact that they all began as one basic dough.  You'll
find specific suggestions on how to vary and trim cookies in the chapter entitled "Decoration Ideas and
Frostings."
  though not quite so versatile because they have more distinctive flavor of their own, the Caramel cookies and
Molasses Drops can be varied by adding nuts, coconut, dates or other dried fruits, or by frosting them with any
icing that uses these.
  The cookie mixes you may make and bake all at once, varying them according to the recipes given with each
of the basic-mix recipes-or you may store the mix on your kitchen shelf to bake as needed.  here again, one
mixing produces a vast number of cookies, a time and labor saving indeed worth while.  Dry mixes should be
kept absolutely airtight in a cool, dry place.  Stored this way, they keep well 2 to 3 months."Chapter - "FOUR
SCORE OR MORE"
 "Some occasions call for cookies in more than usual numbers-holiday season, teas, wedding receptions, club
and church gatherings.  At times like these it is practical to start with a recipe that turns out cookies in large
numbers so that time spent measuring and mixing is kept to a minimum.  You'll find a tempting array from
which to choose in the following collection.
  the Butter Crisps and Rolled Cookies to Decorate both lend themselves will to varying in many ways.  Divide
the one big batch into perhaps six or seven smaller batches to color, flavor, shap an ddecorate so that each
baking has its own personality and only you are wise to the fact that they all began as one basic dough.  You'll
find specific suggestions on how to vary and trim cookies in the chapter entitled "Decoration Ideas and
Frostings."
  though not quite so versatile because they have more distictive flavor of their own, the Caramel cookies and
Molasses Drops can be varied by adding nuts, coconut, dates or other dried fruits, or by frosting them with any
icing that uses these.
  The cookie mixes you may make and bake all at once, varying them according to the recipes given with each
of the basic-mix recipes-or you may store the mix on your kitchen shelf to bake as needed.  here again, one
mixing produces a vast number of cookies, a time and labor saving indeed worth while.  Dry mixes should be
kept absolutely airtight in a cool, dry place.  Stored this way, they keep well 2 to 3 months."
A chapter, "Cookies with a Foreign
Accent"

BALLS
Anna's Snaps - Swedish
Butter Nut Balls and
Variations-European
Chines Almon Cookies
Danish Wreath I
Danish Wreaths II
Eggnog Wreaths-Danish
Scandinavian Tea Cookies

BARS
Caraway Italian Sponge Bars

DROP
Anis Drops-German
Poppy Seed Wafers-Austrian

ICE BOX
Chinese Almond Slices
Danish Crips

PRESSED
Swedish Spritz
French Crown Cookies
A chapter, "Cookies with a Foreign Accent" continues:

ROLLED
Scandinavian Butter Rings
Hildur's Swedish Gingersnaps
Nurembergers German Honey Spice Daisies
Mexican Rolled Cookies
Polish Tea Thins
Scotch Shortbread
Austrian Crescents Cottage Cheese
French Crescents Cream Cheese
Mid-European Crescents Sour Cream
Polish Tea Thins with Filling
Polish Tea Thins Frosted

SPECIALTY
Scandinavian Almond-filled Tarts
Scandinavian Almond Pastry Tarts
Swedish Rosettes
Scandinavian Sandbakelser
"COOKIES SPECTACULARS" Chapter

BALL
Baked Eggnog Rum Balls
Black and White Balls
Chocolate Cherry Balls
Date Bowlers
Peanut Butter Jewels

BARS
Rocky Road

LAYERED BARS
Chocolate Chip Dream Bars
Linzer Cookies
Pineapple Peek-A-Boos
"COOKIES SPECTACULARS" Chapter Continued:

DROP
Crunchies
Date Surprises
Pineapple Cone Cookies
Turtle Pecan Cookies

ICEBOX
Butter Nut Wafers
Checker board Cookies
Checkerboard Squares
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