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Grandmother Lela Furr's Shortening Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Carol Lea
Added: Sunday, September 27, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 8 oz. package of Philadelphia cream cheese
2 sticks butter
2 scant cups cake flour
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Mix all ingredients well and roll into balls the size of marbles. Place a pecan half on top, mashing down slightly into the batter. Bake at 325 about 20-30 minutes or until golden brown.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Lela always had these cookies out during the holidays!

 

 

 

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