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Walnut Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Walnut Cookies, by , is from The Weltzheimer Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!

Evelyn Weltzheimer


1 cup walnuts
1/2 cup of shortening, butter, or margarine
1/3 cup sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup sifted flour
1/2 tsp salt

Finely chop walnuts.
Cream shortening and sugar thoroughly.
Blend in vanilla.
Sift flour with salt and add to shortening mixture.
Stir in walnuts.
Roll into 1 inch balls.
Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake 18-20 min at 350
Cool on wire rack and sprinkle with powdered sugar.




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