Fig and Raisin Fruit Newts

Preparation info

  • Makes about


    bars, 1 x 2½ inches
    • Difficulty


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Mrs. Witty's Monster Cookies

Mrs. Witty's Monster Cookies

By Helen Witty

Published 1983

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Cookie Dough

  • 6 tablespoons (¾ stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • cup (packed)


  1. Make the cookie dough: In a mixing bowl (using a wooden spoon) or in the large bowl of an electric mixer, cream the butter until soft. Beat in the brown sugar, granulated sugar, and the eggs, beating until the mixture is thoroughly combined. Stir in the lemon extract (or grated rind) and vanilla.
  2. Sift together the two flours, cornmeal, salt, and baking soda. S