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Grandma's Icebox Cookies

 

23

Yield

3

dozen cookies

Prep

20

min

Cook

15

min

Ready

8

hrs

Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber
 

Ingredients

2 cups margarine
do not substitute butter
1 cup brown sugar
firmly packed, light
*
1 cup sugar
granulated
2 large eggs
2 teaspoons lemon juice
fresh
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
4 ½ cups all-purpose flour
¼ teaspoon baking powder
*
¼ teaspoon baking soda
*
¼ teaspoon cardamom seeds
*
¼ cup walnuts
chopped, or pecans or almonds
½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon

Directions

Beat together the margarine and sugars until fluffy.

Add the eggs and beat until well combined.

Beat in the lemon juice and vanilla.

Mix together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cardamom, nuts, salt, and cinnamon, then stir the dry ingredients into the margarine mixture to make a stiff dough.

Shape the dough into a long cylinder and refrigerate overnight.

The dough can be frozen at this point.

Preheat the oven to 375℉ (190℃).

Slice the cookie dough paper thin, ⅛ inch is best, and arrange on a baking sheet.

Bake the cookies until light brown, about 13 to 15 minutes.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 343g (12.1 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 160956% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 100g 153%
Saturated Fat 16g 80%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 106mg 35%
Sodium 1592mg 66%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 53%
Dietary Fiber 5g 19%
Sugars g
Protein 41g
Vitamin A 84% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 8% Iron 41%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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