This recipe calls for a batter-like dough and is baked on a pizzelle iron. Powdered sugar adds an elegant touch. In the Italian version, vanilla is replaced by anise. Chocolate may also be used.
Scottish Shortbread IV
This is the most basic cookie recipe there is. Real butter and brown sugar give it an irresistible flavor.
Chinese Restaurant Almond Cookies
It's been said that the lard is what produces the traditional taste. However, if desired, butter or margarine may be substituted for very satisfactory results.
Apricot Almond Rugalach
These cookies freeze well either baked or unbaked. Extremely dainty and delicious cookie. You can also sprinkle the top with coarse sugar.
Greek Butter Cookies
When I was little I used to live next to a Greek family, who would make these cookies year round, and give tins of them to neighbors around Christmas.
French Cookies (Belgi Galettes)
French cookies are a Christmas tradition in SE Kansas. You need a galette or pizzelle iron to make this old family recipe.
If you like a mildly flavorful and crispy wafer-like cookie, this is it! Other flavorings can be added in addition to or instead of vanilla. You can even use this recipe to make your own ice cream cones. Easy and quick! Pipe them with whipped cream or dip in melted chocolate.
Swedish Angel Crisps
This recipe came from my great grandmother's family who came from Sweden somewhere near the end of the last century. NOTE: You can also add 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa to this recipe. It makes the cookies taste like brownie cookies.