Cookie Recipes
from the
Monticello Tea

Melting Moments
1  cup butter
3/4  cup corn starch
1  teasp. vanilla
1/4  teasp. Almond
1/3  cup Powdered Sugar
1  cup flour

Mix ingredients in usual manner.  Make small ball.  Bake at 300 for 30 minutes.  Frost with powdered sugar frosting to which you add Maraschino Cherry Juice.  Put piece of cherry on top.

Cowboy Cookies
1 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
2 cups flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking powder
2 cup oatmeal
1 tsp. vanilla
1 - 6 oz. pkg.chocolate chips (1 cup)

Blend shortening and sugars.
Add eggs and blend.
Add flour, baking soda, salt and baking powder and blend.
Add oatmeal, vanilla and chocolate chips and mix well.
Drop by spoon onto a greased cookie sheet and bake.
Bake at 350º for about 15 minutes.