Kolacky for Company

“If someone makes these for you, they must really love you,” my husband said. He is right, one doesn’t bake this cookie for just any and everyone. It is a labor of love. Individually filled and folded, this recipe yields over a hundred cookies. My grandmother and mother were the types of people that showed…

Ginger Orange Oatmeal Cashew Coconut Cookie

After putting one of grandma’s first recipes out in the world, I started day dreaming about making it with flavors that spoke to my Indian heritage. Cashews, ginger and coconut came to mind. I combined these flavors and below is that recipe. Yields Approximately 32 cookies Preheat the oven to 350 degrees 1 cup shortening…

Orange Oatmeal Raisin Nut Cookies

My mother made a huge batch of this recipe as a child in the 1940’s. My grandmother came home to her daughter baking dozens of cookies. Having grown up with these tasty soft and chewy cookies, I understand my mother’s grandiose cookie plan, she had 2 siblings for goodness sake. Grandma said when they finished…