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Angel Cookies Recipe

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Gail Hagen
Added: Friday, August 21, 2009


2-3/4 cups sifted all-purpose flour
4 cups confectioners' sugar
2-1/4 tsp. salt
3 cups shortening
1 Tbsp. vanilla extract
4 oz. chopped walnuts

Into large bowl of electric mixer, sift together flour, confectioners' sugar
and salt; add shortening, vanilla and chopped walnuts; using low speed, mix
all ingredients until just blended. Roll dough on floured counter into
1-1/2" cylinders. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes until firm enough to
slice. Preheat oven to 350F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
Remove dough from refrigerator; slice into 3/8" thick slices; place on
prepared cookie sheets. Bake for 10 minutes. Cookies should be white, if
they turn brown, reduce cooking time




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