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
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)


  • 1Cream 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.
  • 2Thumb 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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