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This recipe for Filled Cookies, by Sharon Morrison, is from The Conrad Family Cookbook,
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1 c. sugar 1/2 c. shortening 1/2 c. milk 1 egg pinch of salt 2 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. vanilla 3 1/2 c. flour
3/4 C. sugar 1 C. water 2-3 T. flour or corn-starch to thicken 1/2 box raisins or 1 can crushed pineapple (don't add water to pineapple nor drain juice either)
Dough: Mix ingredients together and make thick enough to roll. Roll out and cut in circles (use a glass). Filling: Cook ingredients till thickened, cool. Put filling in one circle and top with another. Pinch together then put fork holes in top. Bake at 375º until lightly brown.
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