Dec 17, 2009
Mom's Cream Cookies
I am a grandmother of 2 wonderful boys. I am also a farmer’s wife and a retired teacher.
It always warms my heart when my grandson’s come into my kitchen and exclaim about what they can smell - or see - or taste! I love the query, “Grandma, when are we going to bake cookies?” That always takes me back to my childhood. My mom set aside a special time - especially at Christmas time to do “the baking”. There were the traditional things - Christmas Fruit Cake, Peppernuts, Shortbread, Chocolate Brownies and several kinds of cookies. My favourite cookie was and still is the Cream Cookie.
Here is my Mom’s recipe. Eating this raw cookie dough was the best treat. Mmmm!
Mom’s Cream Cookies
2 cups white sugar
2 cups sour cream
4 cups flour (scant)
4 tbsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla
Mix and chill. Roll out on lightly floured board. Cut into favourite shapes.
Bake at 350 until bottom is light brown.
Ice with vanilla icing and sprinkle with coconut.
Even writing out Mom’s recipe evokes wonderful nostalgic emotions for me!
Donna (Lobe) Driedger,