APEES COOKIES an OLD COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA DUTCH COOKIE RECIPE

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Nancy J. Patrykus

By
@Finnjin

Once (says legend) a women named ANN PAGE, made such delicious cookies that she carved her initials into the cookies, like a sculptor signing her work.
So was born Apees for (AP)
or as it may be spelled now over the years apeas,epis,or epees.
Another fine old recipe for you.
Enjoy

Rating:
★★★☆☆ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
Family
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

1 c
butter
1 c
sugar
1
egg
1/2 c
sour cream
2 c
all-purpose flour

How to Make APEES COOKIES an OLD COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA DUTCH COOKIE RECIPE

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cream together the butter and sugar till the mixture is light and fluffy. Beat in the egg. Fold in he sour cream.
    Stir in the flour a little at a time, beating till the mixture is well blended.
    Wrap the dough and chill thoroughly
    Roll the dough on a lightly floured surface to 3/8 an inch thickness.
    Cut with a floured 2 inch round cutter.
    Place rounds on an ungreased baking sheet.
    Bake at 350 till edges are golden, 8-10 minutes.
  • 2Sugar was hard to come by, back then.
    So this original recipe has no frosting.
    Feel free to glaze or frost.. to your choosing.

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About APEES COOKIES an OLD COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA DUTCH COOKIE RECIPE

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #Dutch, #Ethnic, #Colonal, #Penn