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Half Moons Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Weezie
Added: Monday, May 14, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup sour cream
1 1/2 cups sugar
3/4 cups crisco
2 eggs
3 1/2 cups flour
pinch of salt
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350
Cream the sour cream, sugar, crisco and eggs together and beat till smooth. Combine the flour, salt, bkg powder and bkg soda. Add to egg mixture and stir well. Add the vanilla. Mixture will be very sticky. Grease cookie sheets and drop mixture by heaping tbsps. Bake for 12 - 15 minutes or till bottoms are a nice golden brown.
Cool. Combine 2 cups 10x sugar, 2 tbsp melted butter, 1 tsp vanilla and 1/4 cup milk (more or less as needed) in a medium bowl. Mix till smooth. Divide into 2 bowls. Add 1 tsp cocoa to one of the bowls to make a chocolate icing. Frost cookies with half vanilla and half chocolate to resemble a half moon

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
makes about 2 dozen
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
25 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These cookies are one of Weez's best. They are moist and chewy, and once you try them, you'll never want to buy another bakery cookie. Great with an ice cold glass of milk.

 

 

 

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