Basic Cookie Dough I – Wday

Title: Basic Cookie Dough I – Wday
Categories: Cookies, Holidays
Yield: 1 Servings

2 c Butter or hard margarine;
-room temp
1 c Light brown sugar; packed
1/2 c Sugar
2 lg Eggs
2 ts Vanilla
4 1/2 c Flour

In large bowl with mixer, beat all ingredients except flour until fluffy.
With mixer on low, gradually beat in flour just until blended.

This dough will make 8 cookie variations (148 cookies!). To make all 8
kinds, follow these dividing directions:

Vanilla Dough: Take half of dough and divide half into quarters. Roll one
quarter into ball, flatten slightly, wrap and refigerate. Keep three of
the quarters out to work w ith after preparing chocolate dough.

Chocolate Dough: To dough left in mixer, mix in 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
powder and 1/2 tsp vanilla extract. Divide chocolate dough into quarters.
Keep 3 pieces at room temp, ready to shape.

Chocolate-Coffee Dough: To remaining quarter, add 2 tsps instant coffee
powder and mix well. Flatten slightly, wrap and refrigerate. Keep three
remaining quarters out.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Doughs can be refigerated for up to 5 days or
frozen for up to 3 months.

Contributor: Woman’s Day, Nov 22/94

Posted to recipelu-digest Volume 01 Number 247 by Cathleen
on Nov 12, 1997