Basin Harbor Club and Resort Lake Champlain, Vermont

12 Days of Cookies: Day 1

Posted on December 12, 2013

12 Days of Cookies

 

 

 

 

DAY ONE
Aunt Marj’s Molasses-Coconut Cookies

A tribute to the 2nd generation of Beach Family.
This recipe from Aunt Marjorie is a annual favorite for any holiday.

½ cup butter
¾ cup sugar
1 egg
¼ cup molasses

Cream together and add

1 ½ cup flour
¾ tsp. baking soda
½ tsp. salt

Then add

½ cup coconut (unsweeted large flaked preferred)
½ cup nuts, pecans preferably.

Place heaping teaspoons of dough onto cookie sheet, lined with parchment paper. Cook 8 minutes at 375 degrees.