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Meal Type: Dessert
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Cook Method: Oven
Cuisine: French
     Serving Size: 24 - Change
Nutritional Facts
Servings Per Recipe: 24

Amount Per Serving
Calories 0
% Daily Value**
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Unsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 0g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Protein 0g
Vitamin A  0%Vitamin C  0%
Calcium  0%Iron  0%
Potassium  0%Vitamin E  0%
** Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
*Nutritional Data from USDA SR21 Database. Nutritional information is estimated and may vary.

Butter Drop Ins

Date Added: October 26, 2022
Butter Drop Ins is yet another popular Christmas cookies recipe. Butter Drop Ins gets its taste from milk mixed with eggs, and flavored with vanilla. Butter Drop Ins is inspired by many bakeries worldwide.


1/2 Cup Shortening
3/4 Cup Sugar
1 Tablespoon Milk (evaporated is best)
1 Unit Egg separated
1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla grated lemon zest or orange zest
1 1/4 Cups Flour more as needed to 7 c
1/4 Teaspoon Salt and pepper to taste
1/4 Teaspoon Baking Powder double acting
1/2 Cup Shortening
1 Pound Sugar
1/3 Cup Milk (evaporated is best)
1 Teaspoon Vanilla grated lemon zest or orange zest
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1. Heat oven to 375 F.

2. Grease or spray baking sheet. Set aside. Cream 1/2 cup shortening, sugar and milk in medium bowl at medium speed until well blended.

3. Beat in egg and vanilla. combine flour, salt and baking powder.

4. Mix into creamed mixture. Drop lever measuring tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto baking sheet.

5. Bake at 375 F for 7 to 9 minutes. Remove to cooling rack.

6. Cool completely before frosting. Frosting: combine 1/2 cup shortening, powdered sugar, 1/3 cup milk and 1 teaspoon vanilla in small mixing bowl.

7. Beat at low speed of mixer for 15 seconds. Scrape bowl.

8. Beat at high speed for 2 minutes or until smooth and creamy.

9. Put the frosting in pastry bag and tint the frosting green to make a holly or wreath out of the cookie.

10. Attach red hots for berries on the holly wreath.

11. Press red hots into frosting to hold to cookie.

12. These make nice cookies to make for name place tags.

13. Just write the name of the person on the cookie with the pastry bag.

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Dietary Notes:
This recipe is low-sodium with 0mg per serving, low-fat with 0g per serving, low-saturated fat with 0g per serving, low-cholesterol with 0mg per serving and low-calorie with 0 per serving

Food Allergy Information:
This recipe contains potential food allergens and will effect people with Wheat, Egg, Milk, Gluten, Natural Sweeteners allergies.
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