The Nixon's Recipes for Nixons' Neighbors

Suggested by @nicesweater

Walnut Clusters

½ cup sifted flour
¼ tsp baking powder
½ tsp salt
¼ cup soft butter
½ cup sugar
1 egg
1 ½ tsp vanilla
1 ½ squares melted chocolate
2 cups nut meats

Sift the first three ingredients. Mix butter and sugar until creamy. Add egg and vanilla; mix well. Mix in chocolate, then flour mixture. Fold in nuts. Drop by teaspoonfuls one inch apart on greased cookie sheet. Bake 10 minutes in 350°F oven. Yield 2 ½ dozen.

Chocolate Butter Cookies

1 pound butter or margarine
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
4 cups flour
2 squares of chocolate or ½ cup cocoa

Cream butter and sugar. Add well beaten eggs, vanilla and flour. Mix well. Then chill, roll and cut. Bake in 400°F oven for ten or fifteen minutes. Yields approximately eight dozen.

Tricia and Julie’s recipe for Butterscotch Bars

1 can Eagle Brand condensed milk
2 cups crushed graham crackers
1 small package butterscotch bits

Put ingredients in bowl and mix well. Spread in greased cake pan. Bake in 340 degree oven for about 22 minutes. Cut into bars while hot.