These two wonderful recipes were sent to me by Luanna who is a member of the Velvet Tones Chorus in MN. This is what she says about the recipes:
"These recipes came from our co-ordinator for the Velvet Tones chorus we sing in. She brought these to our pot-luck and they were a big hit."
Aunt Martha's Butter Cookies (Bake-off winning recipe)
*This is a family recipe!
1 pound butter - cream (must be real butter)
1 cup white sugar
4 cups flour
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 - Use a mixer to blend all the ingredients.
2 - Make into four rolls and refrigerate (my recipe card says "ice box"!) for at least one hour.
3 - Slice and bake at 350 degrees until light brown. Sprinkle sugar on the top while warm.
Jan's Mom's Best Coffee Cake
1 Yellow Cake Mix
1 package instant vanilla pudding
1/2 cup oil
1 cup sour cream
1 - Mix together and spread 1/2 batter in a greased 10 inch bundt pan.
2 - Sprinkle a mixture of brown sugar, cinnamon and nuts on the batter.
3 - Add the rest of the batter and bake at 350 degrees for one hour.
Everyone loves this coffee cake!