Festive Italian Christmas Cookies also featuring Recipe For A Happy Day and For A Happy Home.
Festive Italian Christmas Cookies.
3/4 c. shortening
1/4 c. butter
1 tsp. salt
1/2 c. powdered sugar
2 tbsp. vanilla
2 c. sifted flour
1/2 c. chopped pecans
Blend shortening, butter, salt, sugar and vanilla. Add flour and pecans. Drop by tablespoon full onto cookie sheet. Bake in slow 325 degree oven for 25 minutes. Cool then roll in confectioners’ sugar.
1 cup friendly words
2 cups (heaping) understanding
4 tsp (heaping) time and patience
Pinch of warm personality
Dash of humor
Method for Mixing:
Measure words carefully.
Add heaping cups of understanding.
Use generous amounts of time and patience.
Keep temperatures low. Do not boil.
Add dash of humor and a pinch of warm personality.
Season to taste with a spice of life.
Serve in individual molds.
To one half cup of friendship -
Add a cup of thoughtfulness,
Cream together with a
Pinch of powdered tenderness (very lightly beaten)
In a bowl of loyalty
With a cup of faith, one of hope and one of charity.
Be sure to add a spoonful each of gaiety that sings
And also the ability to laugh at little things
Moisten with the sudden tear of heartfelt sympathy
Bake in a good natured pan and serve repeatedly.
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