Lyn Starr


These cookies are a 1900's recipe. Auntie had 12 children and made these cookies all of the time. Everyone of the grand-nieces and nephews loved going to her home 'cuz she always had cookies to bake...FAST! They were so good warm.


★★★★★ 2 votes

10 -12 dozen
5 Min
15 Min


  • 6 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 lb
    butter, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 3
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 c
    walnut pieces
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make Auntie Jeans ICEBOX COOKIES


  1. Cream butter and sugars. Add eggs and vanilla, beat.
  2. Sift dry ingridents together, stir into creamed mixture add walnuts and stir until mixed.
  3. Form dough into a log about 2" thick. Wrap in floured waxed paper. Store in icebox (refridgerator).
  4. Heat oven to 350. Slice dough and bake cookies 10 to 15 minutes

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About Auntie Jeans ICEBOX COOKIES

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids
Hashtags: #butter #crisp #icebox

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