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Brown Sugar Cookies - Mom Taylor's Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Anita Lewis
Added: Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pint Lard (scant - minus about 1/4 pt)
1 pint buttermilk
4 eggs
2 tsp vanilla
1 tsp salt
4 tsp baking powder
2 tsp baking soda
40 oz brown sugar
app. 5 lb flour

Directions:
Directions:
Cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs and vanilla.
Mix dry ingredients (except soda) in a little flour.
Soda goes into buttermilk. Stir well and alternate buttermilk and flour into creamed mixture using nearly 5 lbs. of flour. Roll cookies and cut with your favorite cutter.
Bake 360 for 12-15 minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Aunt Anita assures us you can buy lard at the grocery store and it won't go directly to your thighs!

 

 

 

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