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- A cookie that has an unusual ingredient of catsup (ketchup)!
- Parade Magazine (newspaper)- May 17, 1970
Serves/Makes:About 5 Dozen Cookies
- Cookie Batter:
- 2-3/4 cups (650 ml) all-purpose flour
- 1 cup (225 ml) butter or margarine
- 1/2 cup (125 ml) white sugar
- 1/2 cup (125 ml) packed light brown sugar
- 1/2 cup (125 ml) chopped walnuts
- 1/2 cup (125 ml) raisins
- 1/4 cup (60 ml) catsup (ketchup)
- 1 tsp (5 ml) vanilla
- 1/2 tsp (2 ml) baking soda
- 1/4 tsp (1 ml) salt
- 2 eggs
- Orange Glaze Icing:
- 1-1/2 cups (350 ml) sifted confectioners sugar
- 2 tbsp (30 ml) strained orange juice
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees (200 C.).
- Cream the butter or the margarine until it is the consistency of mayonnaise.
- Beat in the white sugar and the brown sugar gradually.
- Beat in the eggs, one at a time.
- Add in the vanilla.
- Mix together the flour, salt and baking soda and then sift.
- Add the flour mixture into the creamed butter mixture alternately with the catsup (ketchup).
- Stir in the raisins and the walnuts.
- Drop the cookie batter by rounded measuring tspfuls onto the greased cookie baking sheets.
- Space each dropped cookie batter circle 2 inches apart.
- Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in a preheated oven at 375 degrees (200 C.) or until the edges of the cookies are browned and will spring back when touched with a finger.
- Combine the confectioners sugar and the orange juice together and beat until the mixture is smooth.
- Add a little more orange juice if the glaze is not thin enough to be transparent.
- Spread the glaze on the cookies while they are hot.
- Cool the cookies on the baking sheets for 5 minutes before removing the cookies to wire racks for the cookies to cool completely.
- Personal Cooking Notes: Can use golden raisins istead of the dark raisns. Can also use shortening instead of butter or margarine. Can also bake the cookies from 8 to 10 minutes. Can also eat the cookies plain and not use the orange glaze icing on the cookies. This recipe came from Parade's Test Kitchen. Parade Magazine is a newspaper insert in the Sunday newspaper.
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