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Sugar Thins (Jack's Aunt Altha Newsom Steiner) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Karen Newsom
Added: Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup margarine or butter
1 cup sugar
1 egg, well beaten
1 Tbsp cream
1 tsp vanilla
2 cups flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp baking powder

Directions:
Directions:
Cream together until very lightly margarine and sugar. Add eggs, cream and vanilla. Sift flour, salt and baking powder. Add to cream mixture and mix as if you mean it. Chill the dough overnight. Next day, Roll out a small quantity at a time, very very thin on a slightly floured board. Bake on greased sheet about 5 minutes in 350 oven.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10 dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
And a finer, more delicate and elegant cooky you won't find in a month of Sunday. But have them thin, that's the secret. -- Aunty
Aunty's secret was she would put the cooky dough in a wax paper box, lined with wax paper. Chill it in the box, then cut the cookies a little at a time with a thin knife. -- Karen

 

 

 

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