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Aunt Lizzie's Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sarah Twedt
Added: Wednesday, November 2, 2005

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
5 c. flour
1 c. shortening
2 1/2 c. sugar
3 eggs
1 c. buttermilk
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
6 tsp. baking powder
1 1/2 - 2 tsp. vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Mix shortening, sugar, eggs, vanilla, and buttermilk. Stir in salt, baking powder, and baking soda. Mix in flour until dough is ready to be rolled out. Cool dough. Roll out gently. Bake in 350 oven. Do not overbake!

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is the recipe of my great-grandmother, Nellie Hagedorn.

 

 

 

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