Skip to main content New<> this month
Get the Allrecipes magazine

One, Two, Three, Four Cookies

Rated as 3.5 out of 5 Stars

"This recipe is over 75 documented years old as it has been passed down from generation to generation in my Kentucky family...a real reminder of the warm, comforting cookie a loving mother shares with her children on a cold, wintry day."
Added to shopping list. Go to shopping list.

Ingredients

servings 294
Original recipe yields 18 servings (3 dozen)

Directions

{{model.addEditText}} Print
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the margarine and sugar. Add eggs and beat until fluffy.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Dissolve the baking soda in the buttermilk and add alternately to the margarine mixture with flour mixture.
  4. Roll out dough and sprinkle with nutmeg. Cut with a biscuit cutter. Dough will be very soft and delicate.
  5. Bake until lightly browned around the edges. A really soft, chewy cookie.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 294 calories; 11.2 44.5 4.5 32 287 Full nutrition

Explore more

Reviews

Read all reviews 4
Most helpful
Most positive
Least positive
Newest

The batter was soupy. I added a tsp of vanilla and 1/2 tsp nutmeg and 1/2 tsp all spice, then poured it into a prepared pan and baked it like a cake.

Fair taste, yet these cookies were a tad dry. I liked the idea of an old fashioned recipe, however this was essentially cake, made up into cookies.

This was a great old-fashioned tasting cookie! It is definitely cakey, so if you don't care for those kinds of cookies, then this is probably not for you. I added a tablespoon of vanilla and a t...

I really liked this recipe. This is not a rich cookie--it is delicately flavored and has a soft, dry, cake-like texture. Which is exactly what I was looking for. The dough is very soft and ha...