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Thumbprint Cookies – Great Grandma Mitzi to the Rescue!

My mother, Pauline, made really nice thumbprint cookies, but unfortunately I never wrote down her recipe, and so I was forced to go online to find one, so I could refresh my memory. I knew the ingredients, but unless you have them in the right proportions, you won’t end up with that perfect melt-in-your-mouth texture these iconic cookies are known …

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GRANDMA’S GINGER COOKIES

Okay friends {confession time} – I grew up never being exposed to a ginger snap. I honestly thought that my GRANDMA’S GINGER COOKIES were the only type of ginger cookie that people made. It wasn’t until college at a cookie exchange where I discovered the famous ginger snap cookies. And wowza I feel in love with those snaps. I vividly …

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GRANDMA’S EGG CUSTARD PIE

INGREDIENTS 1 (9 inch) unbaked pie shells, deep dish 3 eggs, beaten 3⁄4 cup white sugar 1⁄4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 egg white 2 1⁄2 cups scalded whole milk 1⁄4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 3 drops yellow food coloring (optional) DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Mix together eggs, sugar, salt, and vanilla. Stir well. Blend in …

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