On Apr 5, 3:52*pm, Wayne Boatwright <gregorymor...@earthlink.net>
> I made this cookie recipe early this afternoon and it's simply
> delicious! *It's an old family favorite...
> ["Lace curtains" is a slang term that some of us "queens of a certain
> age" use for the word "foreskin". *As in: "Mary, I blew the cutest
> Mexican kid last night and he had 'lace curtains' that almost drooped
> to the ground!" *:-) *]
> LACE CURTAIN COOKIES
> 1 c. flour
> 1 c. chopped nuts
> 1/2 c. corn syrup
> 1/2 c. shortening
> 1/3 c. brown sugar
> Blend flour and nuts and set aside. Bring corn syrup, shortening and
> sugar to boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat
> and gradually stir in flour and nuts.
> Drop by level teaspoonfuls on lightly greased baking sheet about 3
> inches apart. Bake in 375 degree oven for 5 minutes. Let stand 5
> minutes before removing from baking sheet. Makes about 3 dozen.
Obviously that was not a heavily Jewish neighborhood!
Lynn in Fargo