Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1/2 cup 99g / 3 1/2oz Butter - at room temperature

  2. 1 cup 198g / 7oz Sugar

  3. 2 Eggs sugar

  4. 1 1/2 teaspoons 7 1/2ml Vanilla extract

  5. 2 cups 125g / 4.4oz All purpose flour

  6. 1/2 teaspoon 2 1/2ml Baking powder

  7. 1/2 teaspoon 2 1/2ml Baking soda

  8. 1 1/2 cups 219g / 7.7oz Chopped nuts

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Recipe Instructions Combine butter, sugar and eggs, mixing well. Beat in vanilla. Combine flower, baking powder, baking soda and chopped nuts. Add to the egg mixture. The batter will be very stiff and sticky. Cover the dough with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour or over night. With flowered hands, divide the dough into two portions and shape each into a loaf about 12 inched long. Grease a 10 by 14 baking sheet. Place both loaves on the sheet, leaving at least 3 inches between them. Flatten each loaf slightly, as evenly as possible. Place in preheated 400F oven and bake for 20 minutes or until firm to the touch. Remove can cool on wire rack slightly. Lower oven to 375. While still warm, slice the loaves into diagonal slices about 1/3 inch thick. Arrange on un-greased baking sheet and bake at 375 fro 15 mintues - do not brown. Var. Chocolate: basic recipe, adding 1 cup of cocoa powder and 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips. Banana: basic recipe, adding 1/4 cup banana flavoring (not extract) and use walnuts or pecans Cinnamon: basic recipe, adding 1/4 cup ground cinnamon. For the nuts, use almonds or pecans.


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