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Northland Cookies

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars

"Crisp, spicy refrigerator treats. Pecans work just as well as almonds for this recipe."
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servings 105
Original recipe yields 24 servings (4 dozen)


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  1. Mix brown sugar, butter or margarine, and water. Add flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Stir in nuts and mix well.
  2. Shape in roll 2 1/2 inches in diameter, cover and chill until firm.
  3. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  4. Cut dough into 1/8-1/4 inch slices. Bake on greased cookie sheet 8-10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 105 calories; 4 16.4 1.4 8 124 Full nutrition

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These cookies turned out really well, and the almonds helped to balance out the sweetness. I think I'll reduce the sugar a bit next time so they aren't too rich for my taste.

I decided to roll these out instead of slicing them. Based on the previous review suggesting that they were a bit sweet, I figured that I would be safe in kneading in a bit more flour and rollin...

This recipe is from the Betty Crocker Cookbook from 1949. It is a Christmas tradition. I usually leave out the nuts.

the original recipe called for 1/2 C butter and 2 C flour. I've been making these for over 60 years! They are one of our favorite cookies. I always make a quadruple batch as everyone wants to t...

These cookies were delicious and easy to make! I thought they wouldn't hold together without eggs, but it worked out well.

I have this recipe in my Betty Crocker book also! I love them and they can be made as drop cookies as well if you like a soft chewy cookie. I like them sliced the old fashioned way and nice and ...

Amazing cookies! Every one in my house loved them. I barley got 1! I will be making these again for sure.