Karen's Refrigerator Cake

Refrigerator Cake
Recipe and picture courtesy of Karen Dirgins-Graves

aka the easiest cake to make in the history of cake making:
What you need--1 package of Nabisco Famous Chocolate Wafers1 bowl of whipped cream (you can use Cool Whip, but it doesn't turn out as good)

Sandwich the cookies with the whipped cream to make a cookie log, then ice the whole thing with whipped cream. Refrigerate overnight for the cookies get a chance to soft.

Whipped Cream: 1 pint heavy whipping cream, 2 tbsp. confectioners sugar, 1 tsp. vanilla. Beat with a electric mixer until soft peaks form.

Karen's Tadals or Anise Drop Cookies

Picture and Recipe courtesy of Karen Dirgins-Graves


6 eggs
3/4 cup melted butter
1 cup sugar
2 tsp. anise flavoring
2 tbsp. baking powder
4 cups flour
1/2 tsp. salt


3 cups confectioner's sugar
1/2 hot milk

pinch of anise flavoring

Cream together eggs, butter, and sugar. Add anise.
Mix dry ingredients together. Add to creamed mixture.

Drop by teaspoonful onto a nonstick cookie sheet.

Bake at 350, 8-15 minutes. Allow to cool before icing and add sprinkles.