Menu

Scotch toffee bars & Sugar ‘n spice cookies (1964)

Note: This article may feature affiliate links to Amazon.com or other companies. Qualifying purchases made via these links may earn us a small commission at no additional cost to you. Find out more here.

Scotch toffee bars & Sugar 'n spice cookies (1964)

Sugar ‘n Spice Cookies recipe

Ingredients

2-1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon soda
1 teaspoon salt
1-1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
3/4 cup shortening, soft
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 cup firmly-packed brown sugar
2 eggs
1/4 cup milk
3 cups Quaker or Mother’s Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
1 cup raisins, chopped

Directions

Sift together flour, soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg into a large bowl. Add shortening, sugars, eggs and milk. Mix until smooth, about 2 minutes. Stir in oats and raisins. (For ease in handling, dough may be refrigerated before rolling.) Roll out on lightly floured board or canvas to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut out with floured 3-inch round cookie cutter. Place on greased cookie sheets; sprinkle lightly with granulated sugar. Bake in preheated moderate oven (375 F) 12 to 15 minutes. Remove from cookie sheets immediately.

Makes 3 dozen cookies

Chocolate Oatmeal & Chocolate Nut Drops cookies (1964)

Sugar 'n Spice Cookies recipe

Scotch Toffee Bars recipe

Ingredients

1/3 cup melted butter or margarine
2 cups Quaker or Mother’s Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
1/2 cup firmly-packed brown sugar
1/4 cup dark corn syrup
1/2 teaspoon salt
1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla

Topping

One 6-oz. pkg. (1 cup) semi-sweet chocolate pieces, melted
1/4 cup chopped nutmeats

Directions

Pour butter over oats; mix thoroughly. Add sugar, syrup, salt and vanilla, blending well. Pack firmly into a greased 7×11-inch pan. Bake in preheated very hot oven (450 F) about 12 minutes. Cool thoroughly. Loosen edges and turn out of pan. Spread with melted chocolate. Sprinkle with nutmeats. Chill; cut in bars. Store in refrigerator.

Makes 3 dozen small bars

Scotch Toffee Bars recipe

More stories you might like

See our books

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Pin It on Pinterest

join the fun

Don’t miss out on the latest and greatest vintage stuff!

Sign up for our free weekly newsletter here.