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       Title: Buttery Drop Cookies And Variations
  Categories: Cookies, Crisco.001
       Yield: 36 cookies
  
     1/2 c  Butter Flavor Crisco
     3/4 c  Sugar
       1 tb Milk
       1    Egg
     1/2 ts Vanilla
   1 1/4 c  All Purpose Flor
     1/4 ts Salt
     1/4 ts Baking Powder
     1/4 c  Butter Flavor Crisco
            - Melted
  
   Preparation Time: 20 Minutes               Bake Time: 7 to 9 Minutes
   
   1. Heat oven to 375. Grease baking sheets with Butter Flavor Crisco.
   Set aside.
   
   2. Cream 1/2 cup Butter Flavor Crisco, sugar and milk in medium bowl
   at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended. Beat in egg and
   vanilla.
   
   3. Combine flour, salt and baking powder. Mix into creamed mixture.
   Drop level measuring tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto baking sheet.
   
   4. Bake at 375 for 7 to 9 minutes. Brush surface of warm cookies with
   melted Butter Flavor Crisco for more buttery taste. Remove to cooling
   rack.
   
   Makes 3 dozen 2 inch cookies.
   
   Note: for 3 inch cookies, drop 2 level measuring tabelspoonfuls of
   dough into a mound for each cookie. Place 3 inches apart. Bake at 375
   for 11 to 13 minutes.
   
   1 1/2 to 2 dozen cookies.
   
   VARIATIONS:
   1. Frosted Buttery Drop Cookies: Bake and cool 3 inch Buttery Drop
   Cookies. Frost cooled cookies.
   
   CREAMY VANILLA FROSTING
   Combine 1/2 cup Butter Flavor Crisco, 1 pound ( 4 cups ) confectioners
   sugar, 1/3 cup milk and 1 teaspoon vanilla in small bowl at low speed
   of electric mixer for 15 seconds. Scrape Bowl. Beat at high speed for
   2 minutes, or until smooth and creamy.
   
   2. Chocolate Dipped: Bake and cool 2-inch “Buttery” Drop cookies.
   Melt 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips with 1 teaspoon Butter Flavor
   Crisco on very low heat or 50% power in microwave.  Stir well.  Spoon
   into glass measuring cup.  Dip one end of cooled cookie halfway up in
   chocolate. Place on waxed paper until chocolate is firm.
   
   Chocolate Nut:  Dip in melted chocolate as above.  Sprinkle with
   finely chopped nuts before chocolate hardens.
   
   3. Raspberry Coconut:  Bake 2-inch “Buttery” Drop cookies.  Spread
   1/2 to 1 teaspoon raspberry jam on each hot cookie.  Sprinkle with
   flake coconut.
   
   4. Chocolate Sandwich Cookies:  Bake and cool 2-inch “Buttery” Drop
   cookies.  Spread Chocolate Filling on the bottom of half the batch of
   cookies.  Top with remaining cookies.  Gently press together.
   
   CHOCOLATE FROSTING: Melt 1/3 cup Butter Flavor Crisco in 2-quart
   saucepan. Remove from heat. Add 3/4 cup cocoa and 1/4 teaspoon salt.
   Blend at low speed of hand-held electric mixer. Add 1/2 cup milk and
   2 teaspoons vanilla.  Mix at low speed. Blend in 1 pound (4cups)
   confectioners sugar, one cup at a time. Mix until smooth and creamy.
   Add more sugar to thicken or milk to thin for good spreading
   consistency. Makes 2 Cups Frosting
   
   Source: Butter Flavor Crisco Cookie Collection, Page 3.
   Shared by: David Knight
  
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