You are here: Home » Recipes » Tarrytown Mama’s Ice Box Cookies Tarrytown Mama’s Ice Box Cookies Recipe by MiamiWow Yield 1 PrintEmail Ingredients 1 cup dark brown sugar1 cup light brown sugar2 sticks margarine or butter2 medium eggs3.5 cups all-purpose flour2 teaspoons soda, scant1.5 cups chopped nuts ( pecans preferred ) Instructions Cream margarine and sugar. Add well-beaten eggs. Sift flour and add soda. Add to mixture. Add chopped nuts. If sticky, add flour until biscuit dough consistency. Divide into rolls about 10 inches long with circumference a little larger than a half dollar. Wrap in wax paper. Let stay in freezer overnight. Slice about 1/8 inch thick and bake in a quick oven @ 350 degrees F. You have to keep an eye on the cookies b/c once they start turning brown, they seem to get too brown in a hurry. The nice thing is that you don’t have to cook them all at one time. They keep in the freezer so you can cook them when you want.