OK, full disclosure, I have not yet read this book, but I want to. However, even more, I want to win the fabulous prize offered over at BermudaOnion's Weblog for posting a Christmas cookie recipe, so here's one of my favorites:
Recipe: Toffee Squares
From: Erin Fitzpatrick-Bjorn
1 c. butter or margarine
1 c. packed brown sugar
2 c. sifted flour
1 egg yolk
1 t. vanilla
1/4 t. salt
3-4 7/8oz. milk chocolate bars or 1 ½ c. chocolate chips
1/2 c. chopped nuts
Cream sugar and butter, egg yolk and vanilla. Stir in flour and salt until well blended. Spread in 13x10'' rectangle on cookie sheet. Leave about 1'' around edge of cookie sheet (it will fill it up. Once I made this and it was all over the oven because I didn't listen to the directions. E.). Bake 20-25 minutes at 350 degrees until evenly browned. It will still be soft. Remove from oven. IMMEDIATELY place separate choc. squares on top and let stand until soft. Spread choc. over entire surface then QUICKLY sprinkle with nuts and cut into small pieces while warm.
Rich cookie that tastes like toffee candy. Especially good at holiday time.
Makes 3-4 dozen cookies.
Even kids can make these, so go for it, WOMS students. Enjoy!