Grammie's Sweet Milk Cookies

Grammie's Sweet Milk Cookies


"My grandmother made these in her woodstove oven and I have always guessed at the cooking temperature and cooking times. As is usual with lots of older recipes no exact amount of flour was listed either."


servings 77 cals
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Original recipe yields 48 servings



  • Calories:
  • 77 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 2.7 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.2g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 6 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 46 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Mix all ingredients, except flour. Add enough flour to make a rollable dough, about 2 cups.
  2. Roll out to approximately 1/2 inch thick. Cut with round biscuit cutter and sprinkle with sugar.
  3. Bake in a preheated 350 degree F (175 degree C) oven for 8 - 10 minutes.
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  1. 17 Ratings


soft, milky, melt-in-your-mouth cookies! smells amazing, and actually tastes and smells like milk! instead of the soda/tartar, i just used 1.5 teaspoon of baking powder. i left out the nutmeg an...

I substituted cinnamon for the nutmeg, and didn't roll it out but just dropped it onto a greased cookie sheet and sprinkled it with colored sugar. I baked them for 7 minutes. The cookies were fa...

Very yummy and different with the nutmeg flavor! I rolled them into balls and rolled them in sugar instead of cutting them out. Had to add a little more flour than 2 cups. DE-LISH!!

YUM!! These were really good. To make sure they are nice and chewy, only bake them until they are barely getting browned. We all loved these cookies.

Very good flavor. However, 1/2" is way too thick for dough. I will try much thinner the next time

I made these cookies at altitude (Denver) and therefore added a bit extra flour. They turned out perfect, but should be viewed as a base that should be modified to the baker's preference. I p...

Delicious and old fashioned., Reminds me of the original Archway sugar cookie wih a milk based flavor. I lowered the over temp to 325'F and watched them very closely. Take them out once the e...

Even after adding an extra cup of flour, and chilling it in the fridge, I could not get the cut outs to keep its shape while I was transferring it from the countertop to the sheets. So, I just r...

I forced myself to ignore reviews and make these as directed by the recipe. The only thing I changed was that I didn't roll them. I used a small cookie scoop and rolled them in sugar. They worke...