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       Title: Heirloom Walnut Icebox Cookies
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 1 servings
  
     1/2 lb (generous 2 cups) walnuts
            Break lg pcs
   2 1/4 c  Sifted flour
     1/2 ts Salt
     1/2 ts Baking soda
       1 ts Ground cinnamon
       1 ts Ground ginger
       1 ts Ground nutmeg
     1/4 ts Ground cloves
     1/4 ts Ground allspice
       1 c  Butter
     1/2 c  Granulated sugar
     1/2 c  Light brown sugar; lightly
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       1    Egg
       2 tb Milk
  
   Recipe by: WALDINE VAN GEFFEN VGHC42A
        Sift together flour, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg,
   cloves and allspice; set aside. Beat butter until soft. Add both sugars and
   beat until thoroughly mixed. Beat in egg and milk. Add sifted dry
   ingredients and beat on low speed until incorporated. Carefully stir in
   nuts.
        Spoon out dough to make thick strip about 12 long in middle of 20
   sheet of wax paper. Form into rough log, about 3 wide and 1 1/2 high,
   with squared ends. Make loaf as smooth as possible. Place on cookie sheet
   or and freeze at least 3 hours. For more than few hours, re-wrap bar in
   aluminum foil.
        When firm, unwrap loaf and cut in 1/4-inch slices. Place slices about
   1 1/2 apart on parchment paper-lined cookie sheets. Bake at 375~,
   reversing sheets top to bottom and front to back once or twice during
   baking. When cookies are nicely browned and spring back when gently
   pressed, about 10 minutes, transfer to racks to cool. Store in airtight
   containers.
  
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