Thursday, November 29, 2012

Sharing Memories

It seems that Christmas always brings back childhood memories and I thought that I would share a picture of me and my siblings at a very young age. This picture shows only 5 of us, I also have a younger sister ( Cathy) and brother( Dave) that were not here yet when this picture was taken. I am on the top right next to my brother (chuck) who is close in age to me. In front is my sister (Donna) and brothers ( Bob & Jim). Take a look at those can see the mischief in their faces and boy did my Mother have her hands full. They are all great brothers each in there own way and I also have 2 of the most wonderful sisters that would do anything for me ( except cut fabric....Ha! Ha!)
This time of year also brings memories of my Mom ( whom I miss dearly). I always use her sugar cookie recipe and above you will see how well loved it is! I have re printed it on a nice recipe card, but cant part with the original copy. This notebook also has many recipes that I collected when I was newly married. I am sure that my sons will be excited when they learn that Mom left them recipes LOL! This recipe makes a lot of cookies.... MOM'S SUGAR COOKIES 1 C. SHORTENING 2 C. SUGAR 2 EGGS 1 C. SOUR MILK or BUTTERMILK 1 TEAS B SODA 1 TEAS B POWDER 1 TEAS VANILLA PINCH OF SALT AND NUTMEG Cream shortening, sugar and add eggs one at a time. Add sour milk & vanilla. Sift together flour, soda, powder,salt and nutmeg. Mix. Roll out and cut with cookie cutter. sprinkle with sugar and bake at 325 on greased cookie sheet until light brown. Do not overbake. Depending on oven your temperature and time may vary. Hope you enjoy!! Peg

1 comment:

  1. Very sweet :0) Thanks for sharing Peg! I also have a couple old recipes I love - one of my grandmother's and one if my great- grandmothers - each in their own handwriting. I matted and framed them and hung in my kitchen :0)