Ice Box Cookies Recipe

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Ice Box Cookies

Kathy Brannon


These nutty maple flavored cookies my mother use to make were request frequently at potlucks, VBS, and by the family.

pinch tips: Parchment Paper Vs Wax Paper


45 Min


10 Min


1 c
brown sugar
1 c
eggs, well beaten
1 c
shortening, melted
4 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
1 tsp
baking soda
2 Tbsp
maple extract
1 c
nuts, chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

Preheat oven to 400 degree F.
Grease cookie sheet lightly.
Beat eggs until light, add shortening. Beat well. Add maple extract, sugars and nuts.

Sift flour,salt and soda together.
Add to liquid little at a time. when flour is incorporated into the liquid.

Roll dough into a log shape. wrap with wax paper, place in refrigerator* until dough is cold then cut into 1/4 inch cookies.

Bake for 10 minutes.

*My mom would freeze the logs of dough until she was ready to bake them.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies