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This recipe for Mama C's Arkansas Cookies, by , is from The Extended Hargrove Family Cookbook,
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1 cup butter or 7/8 cup solid, all-vegetable shortening 2 cups brown sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup chopped nuts
In the large bowl of an electric mixer, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs and vanilla. Gradually work in salt and flour. Press dough into a 15 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 1-inch jellyroll pan. Sprinkle nuts on top, pressing nuts into dough with fingertips. Bake at 300º for 30 minutes. Let cool and cut into squares or strips.
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