That same year I made my daughter a Christmas quilt too. Her quilt is the Chinese Coin pattern and it too was made from the same Christmas fabric scrap bin as her brother's quilt. This is a picture of my daughter on Christmas morning in 2002 with her Christmas lap quilt.
1 cup margarine, softened
1 cup brown sugar, packed
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 tsp. vanilla
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
Smarties or M&M's for decorations
Cream butter and both sugars together. Beat in eggs 1 at a time. Mix in vanilla.
Add flour, baking soda, and salt. Mix well. Drop by spoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet.
Press Smarties or M&M's on top of cookies using 3 or 4 per cookie. Bake in 375 degree F oven for 8 to 10 minutes until golden brown.
Makes 4 dozen.