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Welcome the Harriet's Treadle Arts' blog!

Here you will find fun updates about all the fun events and happenings at Harriet's.

Written by Harriet's daughter Carrie Jones who manages Harriet's Treadle Arts and co-authors the Quilter's Academy series of books with Harriet.

Then, when Carrie's out of things to write, you may just luck out and find one of her great recipes or some cool quilting tip or trick.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Cookie Recipes- part 1

Hello to all and Merry Christmas!
We know many of you are following our 12 Tastes of Christmas at the store and would like to have the recipes for Harriet's superb cookies... so day by day I will be posting the recipes as Harriet gets them to me!
Thanks for joining our fun and we hope you enjoy the cookies!

Happy Holidays!

Day 1
Scandinavian Almond Cookies
About 2½ dozen
From: Betty Crocker Kitchens

1 pouch Betty Crocker sugar cookie mix
1/3 cup softened butter
1 egg
2 Tbsp. flour
1 tsp. almond extract
3 tsp. milk
1 cup sliced almonds

Almond Glaze:
1 cup powdered sugar
¼ tsp. almond extract
5 – 6 tsp. milk
2 Tbsp. sliced almonds

1.    Heat oven to 375°F. In a large bowl, stir cookie mix, butter, egg, flour, and extract until dough forms. Divide into 3 equal parts; place on ungreased cookie sheets. Press each into 12 x 3-inch rectangles. Note – dough will spread to about 5” so leave plenty of room between logs.
2.    Brush each rectangle with 1 tsp. of milk; sprinkle each with 1/3 cup almonds. Bake 10 – 12 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; cut into 1-inch diagonal slices. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
3.    In small bowl, stir powdered sugar, ¼ tsp. almond extract and 5 – 6 tsp. milk until desired consistency. Drizzle over cookies. Sprinkle with 2 Tbsp. almonds.

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