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Posted On January 6, 2011

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2 egg whites, at room temperature

7 tbsp. sugar

1 1/4 cup fine coconut

1 cup icing sugar

2 tbsp. strong coffee

2 tbsp. butter

Melted semi-sweet chocolate

Beat egg whites until stiff.  Gradually add sugar and continue to beat.  Fold in coconut.  Using a pastry tube or spatula, shape the batter into fingers, 3 inches long and 3/8 inch wide on ungreased cookie sheet.  Bake in a moderate oven 375 deg. for about 8 minutes.  Cool on pan.  Remove with spatula and place together in pairs with filling.

Make filling by creaming butter,  add icing sugar and mix to a smooth paste with coffee. Dip each end in melted semi-sweet chocolate. (any favourite filling could be used, would be delicious with lemon curd)


Posted On January 6, 2011

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1 cup butter

1/2 cup sugar

1 egg

2 cups sifted all purpose flour

1 tsp. vanilla or almond flavouring

Cream butter.  Add egg and beat well.  Combine all ingredients.  Drop by tsp. or press dough through pastry bag into small rounds.  Bake in a moderate oven (350 deg. for about 15 minutes.)  Store in a loosely covered  container. Makes about 7 doz. cookies.

NUT DREAMS( Meringue)

Posted On January 6, 2011

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2 egg whites at room temperature

1 cup finely chopped nuts

3/4 cup granulated sugar

Beat egg whites until very stiff.  Beat in sugar.  Divide mixture into two bowls.  Add the nuts to one bowl. Put 1 tsp. plain meringue on cookie sheet and top with tsp. of the nut mixture.  Bake in a very slow oven. 275 deg. until golden brown, about 20 to 30 minutes. (watch baking closely)   Any finely chopped nut can be used.


Posted On January 4, 2011

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from Mrs. Vanderspeck

1 cup butter

1 cup white sugar

2 cup sifted flour

1 egg yolk plus the white

1 tsp. cinnamon

Mix together and spread in greased tin, about 8 x 11.

Beat egg white with a little sugar. Brush over base and sprinkle lightly with slivered almonds.

Bake at 375 deg. until golden brown. Cut while warm.


Posted On January 4, 2011

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from Mrs. Vanderspeck

3/4 cup butter

3/4 cup brown sugar

2 cup flour

pinch salt

1 1/2- 2  tsp. speculas spice( see below)

3/4 tsp. soda

1/2 tsp. cream of tartar

finely chopped almonds if desired

If too dry, add a little cream. Roll out thin and cut as desired. Bake in 350 deg. oven until light golden brown.

SPECULA SPICE – mix together and store in jar with tight lid.

2 tsp. cinnamon

1 tsp. allspice or cloves

1 tsp. nutmeg

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