Original Mirro Cookie Press Recipe

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Aluminum Mirro cookie presses were sold with recipes for holiday shaped cookies. You can find a copy of the originals online.


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Does anyone have a cookie recipe from the original Mirro Press booklet? It called for powdered sugar and no eggs.
Thx so much.


December 4, 20180 found this helpful
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I was really curious as I did not remember a recipe with no eggs but there is one: Check it out in the booklet.

SANDIES - Time: 8-10 Min.
Temp.: 400 F.

3/4 cup shortening
1/2 teaspoon lemon extract
1/2 cup confectioners sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 tablespoons water
1 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour

1. Cream shortening, gradually add the sugar.
2. Add water, lemon and vanilla extract.
3. Add flour gradually and mix well.
4. Fill a M IR R O Aluminum cooky press.
5. Form cookies on an ungreased M IR R O Aluminum cooky sheet.
Yield - 3 1/2 dozen

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December 4, 20180 found this helpful

Here is a Mirro booklet:



Is it one of these?

Happy baking!!

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December 4, 20180 found this helpful

PS....here is a modern twist on one of them:


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December 4, 20180 found this helpful

I think this is what you are looking for: archive.lib.msu.edu/.../msuspcsbs_mirr_aluminumgo12.pdf

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