By LeAnn R. Ralph
These little cookies are tasty treats. They are also sometimes
known as “tea cakes.”• 1 cup of butter
Mothball Cookies are a part of the story "Good Things Come in Small Packages"
from my book *Christmas in Dairyland* --
• 1/4 cup of powdered sugar
• 1 teaspoon vanilla
• 2 cups flour
• 1/4 teaspoon salt
• 2 cups chopped nuts
Combine ingredients. Chill one hour. Form into small balls. Place on greased
cookie sheet. Bake at 250 degrees for one hour. Roll in powdered sugar while
still warm and again when cool.
LeAnn R. Ralph is a newspaper reporter in Wisconsin. She also is
the author of books about growing up on a small family dairy farm 40 years ago.
The Midwest Book Review calls this series of books “Highly recommended reading!”
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