Clothespin  Cookies Recipe

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sharon cowles


A dear friend shared this with me last night,she said they were made when she was a little girl..and more like a pastry then a cookie... she is 83 yrs young.. I've not tried it..but she is a darned good baker and trust her judgment... she also said she drizzles melted chocolate over cookie... she uses round clothes pins wrapped in foil to wrap the dough around..and then pipes in the filling.. this is how she wrote it out....I'm wondering if this a type of creamed horn... not to sure about the 100 cookie count... but I'm wondering it this will create an appetizer type shell.. with cream cheese...pimento or something along that line piped instead of the filling she gave me.. mmmm wondering.. the dough reminds me of pie crust in a way.. maybe this will make an appetizer cup.. I've got to give this a try... I'll give it a go tomorrow and let you all know.. I have everything in my pantry except the eggs... i need to walk over and check on her anyway and borrow some eggs...LOL..


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2 Hr
18 Hr


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    3 c. flour
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    2 tbsp. sugar
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    2 c. crisco
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    2 egg yolks
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    1 c. water
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    1 c. oleo (margarine
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    2 c. powdered sugar
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    3/4 c. marshmallow creme
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    1 tsp. vanilla



  1. Mix all ingredients,
    except 1 cup of Crisco.
    Chill for 1 hour.
    Roll out on floured surface.
    Spread 1/3 cup of Crisco over dough,
    fold and return to bowl;
    chill another hour.

    Repeat twice; chill overnight.
    Divide dough.
    Roll out on floured surface.
    Cut in strips 1/2 inch wide.
    Wrap tightly around aluminum foiled covered clothespin or dowels lightly greased .
    Bake at 400 degrees for 18 to 20 minutes or until olden brown.
    Remove from clothespin; fill with filling by using
    icing bag or gallon ziplock with corner tip clipped.
    Yields 100 cookies. Cream together butter and
    sugar with mixer until fluffy. Blend in marshmallow creme.
    Chilling prior to filling cookies makes icing easier to handle.

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Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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