I love this recipe for its simplicity, autumn-wintery aroma and family-tradition value. It’s a perfect holiday activity for engaging kids, as it’s easy and fun to create together while creating multi-generational memories with chit-chat, laughter, Christmas music and your special attention! ~Lyndsay
(Recipe makes about 48 cookies)
Ingredients: 24 whole graham crackers 1 cup butter 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 cup grated or chopped pecans
Instructions: 1. Arrange crackers in a non-greased 15 x 10 x 1 inch pan 2. Place butter and brown sugar in saucepan. 3. Heat to boiling point, and boil for 2 minutes. Stir in pecans. 4. Spread sauce evenly over crackers. 5. Bake at 350 degrees for about 10 minutes. 6. When done baking and while still warm, cut crackers in half.
By Bacon Brothers niece Lyndsay W. This recipe is one of our all-time family favorites. It's a pleasure for Mom and me to share it with the extended Bacon Brothers Timber family! (Recipe makes about 6 ½ dozen cookies)
Ingredients: 1 cup butter 1 cup powdered sugar 1 egg 1 ½ teaspoons almond extract 1 teaspoons vanilla 2 ½ cups sifted all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt Powdered sugar Currant or cherry jelly
Instructions: 1. Cream butter; add sugar gradually; beat in egg, vanilla and almond extract. 2. Blend in flour and salt; let dough chill. 3. When chilled, roll dough 1/8 inch thick on a floured surface. 4. With 1 ¾ inch round cookie cutter, cut the dough. 5. In half of the cookies, cut a smaller hole in the center. 6. Place cookies on lightly greased cookie sheets. 7. Bake at 375 degrees for about 8 minutes. When done, let cookies cool. 8. Dip the cookies with the hole in the center in powdered sugar. 9. On the bottom of the cookies without the holes, spread jelly while making sure to place more jelly toward the center of the cookie. 10. Cover the jellied cookies with the powdered cookies.