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Hjordis's White Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Betty Forell

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. sugar
1 c. shortening
2 eggs
3/4 salt
1 tsp. soda
2 tsp. cream of tartar
3 c. sifted flour
Vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Sift flour, salt, soda, cream of tartar into mixing bowl. Add shortening and mix in with your fingers or a pastry blender. Add eggs, vanilla, and sugar beaten together.

Roll out on floured board and cut with cookie cutters. A delicious white cookie but not very easy to handle. A little like pie crust.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
The recipe came from Hjordis about 40 years ago. She recommended using half butter and half lard. She might not write that today! (See Westinghouse for best cutouts.)

 

 

 

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