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Waffle-Iron Cookies

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 5 min./batch + cooling

Makes

32 cookies (8 batches)

The recipe for these cookies is the easiest to find in my book because the page is a beautiful mess covered with fingerprints, flour smudges and memories of more than 30 Christmases! I made these with my daughters, and now I make them with my granddaughters. —Judy Taylor, Quarryville, Pennsylvania
Waffle-Iron Cookies Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Confectioners' sugar

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy, 5-7 minutes. Beat in eggs and vanilla. In another bowl, whisk flour, baking powder and salt; gradually beat into creamed mixture (mixture will be thick).
  2. Drop dough in batches by tablespoonfuls 3-4 in. apart onto a greased preheated waffle iron. Bake until dark brown, 2-3 minutes.
  3. Remove to wire racks to cool completely. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.

Nutrition Facts

1 cookie: 76 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 79mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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