Grammy's Ice Box Cookies Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Grammy's Ice Box Cookies Recipe
  • READY IN 5 hr

Grammy's Ice Box Cookies

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"Walnuts and cinnamon flavor this refrigerator cookie ready to bake when you are."

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Original recipe makes 3 dozen cookies Change Servings
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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins
  • READY IN

    5 hrs

Directions

  1. In a bowl, whisk the flour, baking soda, and cinnamon together until evenly blended; set aside. Beat the margarine, white sugar, and brown sugar with an electric mixer in a large bowl until smooth. Add the eggs one at a time, allowing each egg to blend into the margarine mixture before adding the next. Mix in the flour mixture until just incorporated. Fold in the chopped nuts; mixing just enough to evenly combine.
  2. Scrape the dough onto a sheet of waxed paper, and form into a log. Roll tightly in the waxed paper, and refrigerate until firm, about 4 hours.
  3. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray baking sheets with cooking spray.
  4. Unwrap the dough, and cut into 1/4-inch slices. Place the cookies onto baking sheets, spaced 1-inch apart. Bake in the preheated oven until the edges are golden, 8 to 10 minutes. Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheet for 1 minute before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
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Aug 14, 2011

I have been making this recipe for years as it is delicious. I got the recipe from my mother in law and it is my husbands favorite. She always used shortening instead of margarine and pecans instead of walnuts chopped fine. I have made them with butter flavor shortening which I really prefer. I also made them with butter but really prefer the shortening. My husband is diabetic so this is his "treat" at Christmas. His mother passed away many years ago so I feel sure it brings back good memories.

 
Nov 30, 2012

I was so happy when I found this recipe! My mother made these every year for the holidays for as long as I can remember.I have searched her recipe boxes and couldn't find this recipe. She is now in a nursing home and asked me to make refrigerator cookies for her as a treat. After making numerous recipes from other cooks and not quite getting the cookie she remembers,this recipe has put a smile on my Mama's face! If you are looking for an original icebox cookie,this is the one! Thank you from the bottom of my heart.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 227 kcal
  • 11%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 25.6 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 18 mg
  • 6%
  • Fat
  • 12.9 g
  • 20%
  • Fiber
  • 0.8 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 3 g
  • 6%
  • Sodium
  • 162 mg
  • 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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