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Can Do Cookie Dough Recipe

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This recipe for Can Do Cookie Dough, by , is from Home Cooking of the Hollenshead Family , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Sondra Johnston Finkbeiner
Added: Thursday, June 25, 2009


2 eggs
2/3 c. shortening
2/3 c. butter
1 1/2 c. sugar
3 1/2 c. plain flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
2 tsp. vanilla

Cream eggs, shortening and butter. Add sugar. Beat until light and fluffy. Add dry ingredients a little at a time. Add vanilla. Bake at 350 until brown around edges.

Personal Notes:
Sondra is the wife of Karl Finkbeiner and the daughter-in-law of Jeane (Hollenshead) Finkbeiner & the late Charles Finkbeiner. This is another recipe that finds its way to every holiday or family get-together. Perfected over the past 40+ years by my mom, Faye Wilson.




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