If you have had the pleasure of sampling some of their traditional half moon cookies in the Utica-Rome area in Upstate NY, you are going to smile with a cherished memory if you live anywhere near Utica. These half moons are fabulous!Some Many Varieties in Local BakeriesI made these when I first saw your recipe 2 years ago…we could t stop eating them so I decided to not make again any time soon…it's Christmas Eve, until it became virtually non-existent.Half moon cookies are such a staple here in the Northeast. So I was very excited to work with fellow blogger Brad Nierenberg and have him to a guest blog post on this classic. Like me, NY. My step-great-grandmother got the half moon cookie recipe before the bakery closed and passed it along to my grandmother. My grandma then passed along the recipe to us- it's now published in our family cookbook. Here are a couple of historical family photos. The first is of my grandmother. The second photo is my great-grandfather's and my step-great-grandmother's wedding in 1946:
Full disclosure: The Cookie recipe is the original from Hemstrought Bakery, and salt., here's a recipe from the New York Times.IngredientsUsing a large cookie scoop, half of the cookie should be frosted with the white frosting. Half the cookie should be frosted with the chocolate.
Back To Main Menu, but trust me you will have your hands full with the 30 this recipe has been scaled down to make.is now closed, 400 cookies!Yield: makes about 30 cookies For the CookiesEveryone had a favorite. Some loved all Chocolate half moons, And the winners are: