Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum

Inside CMC, December 2003-January 2004

Holiday favorite

Pine Nut Cookies

1 cup sugar

2 eggs

3/4 cup butter (cut into pieces)

pinch salt

1 Tablespoon vanilla extract

1 1/2 cups all purpose flour

1/3 cup corn meal

1/2 cup whole pine nuts

1 1/2 Tablespoon ground cinnamon

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees; mix together until creamy - sugar, eggs, butter, salt. Add flour, cornmeal, pine nuts, cinnamon, mix well; roll into rolls (6) and keep in refrigerator for 30 minutes. Slice into 1/4-inch-thick slices and place on greased cookie sheet. Bake until lightly brown on the edges.