Mulhall Cookies

Mulhall Cookies

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Marie Roberts

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This is not my recipe, but I make these cookies at Christmas time. I requested the recipe after Katrina in 2005 and the story goes.....

Janet Fouert made it her mission to share this Christmas favorite recipe for Mulhall Cookies. This recipe is included in our "Cooking Up a Storm" cookbook, as it was asked for soon after Katrina by a reader who lost it in the floodwaters. Janet Fouert shared this recipe in 1999 for the thin, brown, crisp cookies she originally got from her Aunt Ethel in Gentilly. The cookies came from a friend, Flo Mulhall.

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Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 1 c
    butter, (2 sticks) or 1/2 cup butter & 1/2 cup margarine at room temperature
  • 1 box
    light brown sugar
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla
  • 1 c
    pecan pieces

How to Make Mulhall Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Sift together three times the flour, soda and cream of tartar; set aside.
  3. In the large bowl of an electric mixer (use dough hooks if available) set on medium speed; thoroughly mix together butter and sugar, two to three minutes. Beat in one egg at a time, and continue beating until mixture is very light in color and texture, about five minutes, pushing sides down with a rubber spatula.
  4. Gradually add flour mixture, a few tablespoons each time and then add vanilla and pecans, mixing well; batter will be quite stiff.
  5. Drop batter by slightly heaping teaspoonful onto an ungreased cookie sheet, 2 1/2 to 3 inches apart.
  6. Bake until golden brown, 12 to 15 minutes. Remove from oven and let cookies cool for only about one minute on cookie sheet. Then, working quickly, loosen them with a spatula and transfer to a wire rack to cool. (If you remove cookies from pan too soon, they break apart; if you wait more than about two minute’s total, they tend to stick.) Store in airtight tins or freeze.
  7. Makes about five dozen cookies.

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About Mulhall Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American




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