Diane's Fast and Festive Cookie Mix

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Penny Burdge Recipe
Well Seasoned
Shawnee, KS (pop. 62,209)
PennyInKC
Member Since Jul 2012
Penny's notes for this recipe:
From my neighbor - each year we trade plates of Holiday cookies - she gave me this basic recipe for a basic cookie mix and five recipes that use the mix probably a good 15 years ago. It's a real time saver! You can even make it up and use it year round if you have a houseful of cookie hounds.

I think she got the recipe in one of those little holiday cookie cookbooks by Pillsbury you find at the grocery store check out during the holidays.
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Directions

1
In a 4 quart bowl or container, combine 1/2 each of the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
2
With a fork or pastry blender, cut half the butter into the dry ingredients until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
3
Repeat the first two steps with the remaining ingredients. Transfer the mix to a tightly covered container. Store in the freezer or refrigerator for up to 4 weeks.
4
When you are ready to make cookies, remove the amount you need and let it come to room temperature before adding the other ingredients to make the recipes.
5
Recipes for the Fast and Festive Cookie Mix:
Cherry Macaroon Kisses
Holiday Confetti Cut Outs
Caramel Pecan Bars
Chocolate Dipped Orange Supremes
Pumpkin Raisin Drops

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user Carol Junkins CarolAJ - Jul 15, 2012
Love these kind of recipes, one batter and you can make a whole platter of different cookies for Christmas, thanks for sharing this one!

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