11 x 17″ pan
Oven Temp: 305
Bake Time: 30-45 min
1 pound butter
1 & 1/2 cup sugar or 1 cup brown sugar packed
4 cups flour
Cream butter & sugar till light and fluffy. Add flavoring if desired. Then beat in flour in 2 or 3 additions, beating well each time. Press into ungreased pan. Score with a knife, then pierce each cookie with tines of a fork 2 times. Cut cookies while warm.
Optional Seasoning: zest 1 lemon or 1 tbsp cardamom seeds & cinnamon on top lightly
About Ganga Ma Dickinson
Ganga Ma's Dickinson met her Guru, Ma Jaya, and moved onto the Guru's ashram in 1977. Baker, teacher, and housepainter, this multitalented author's life has been enriched by being cared for by cats over the past fifty years. Their feline care has given her a deep appreciation for their ability to love unconditionally. She wrote of one very special cat in the book "Mirabai: Autobiography of an Ashram Feline."