Brown Sugar Pressed Cookies (1950)

Karla Everett


Here are some more recipe that my Grandma Rose clipped from the news papers and magazines from 1934 - 1950's and this is another one of them recipes dated Dec. 1950

You can make alot of different cookie variations from this one Brown Sugar Pressed recipe and I have posted the woman's name that posted each recipe after the last part of their directions.


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  • 3/4 c
  • 1 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1
    egg , well beaten
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla flavoring
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 2 1/4 c
    sifted enriched flour

How to Make Brown Sugar Pressed Cookies (1950)


  1. Cream the butter and the sugar. Add eggs and the flavoring. Beat until light and fluffy. Sift together the dry ingredients and gradually add to the sugar mixture , blend thoroughly. Fill cookie press , form dough on unoiled cookie sheet. BAKE in a moderate oven 375° for 6-8 minutes. Yields 7 dozen -- Mrs. Renatus J. Krause, Merill, Wis.
  2. Thumb prints: Use 1 teaspoon of the brown sugar press cookie dough to form each ball. Dip into lightly beaten egg white ,coat lightly with finely chopped nuts , Space balls 3" apart on lightly oiled cookie sheet , BAKE in a moderate oven 350° for 7 minutes. Remove from oven , make a small indentation in top of each ball. Fill with tiny portions of jelly or well drained cranberry sauce , Return to the oven Bake for 4-6 minutes more.---Mrs.Lyle Hopkins, St.Paul Minn.

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