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Icebox Cookies

Russ Myers


It's always good to have these made up in the refrigerator for those unexpected visits from the Grandkids

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3 1/2 c
sifted all purpose flour
1/4 tsp
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 c
butter (or margarine)
3/4 c
karo syrup (light or dark)
1/2 c
sugar (granulated or brown)

How to Make Icebox Cookies


  • 1Sift together flour, salt, and soda.
  • 2Beat butter until soft and creamy.
    Add syrup and sugar.
    Add sifted dry ingredients and mix thoroughly with hands until stiff dough is formed.
  • 3Shape into 3 rolls.
    Wrap in waxed paper, chill in refrigerator 3 or 4 hours until firm enough to slice.
  • 4Slice 1/8 inch thick.
    Place on greased cookie sheet.
    Bake in a hot oven (400 F) for 10 minutes
  • 5Variation:
    COCONUT: add 1 cup after sugar.
    SPICE: add 1 teaspoon each cinnamon, cloces, allspice, nutmeg and sift with dry ingredients.
    FRUIT AND SPICE: combine spices and chopped fruit.
    RAISIN AND SPICE: combine spices and 1 cup raisins.

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About Icebox Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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