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Vanilla Rolled Cookies Recipe

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 cups flour
1 cup shortening
1 tsp. baking powder
1 cups sugar
tsp .salt
2 eggs, well beaten
1 tsp. vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Sift flour, measure, add baking powder and salt and sift again.
Cream shortening: add sugar gradually and continue to beat util light. Add well beaten eggs and blend thoroughly: add vanilla.
Combine the dry ingredients and the creamed mixture: mix thoroughly and chill.
Roll as thin as possible on a lightly floured board and cut with cookie cutter. Or form small balls of dough and place on a greased baking sheet: flatten with bottom of glass tumbler, first greased and then dipped in sugar. Or with the tines of a fork , pressing the balls down twice with the markings at right angles.
Sprinkle with granulated sugar. Bake in a hot oven, 400F for 6-10 minutes.

Nut Rolled Cookies: add I cup of finely chopped nuts to the shortening, sugar, and egg mixture.
Spice Rolled Cookies: sift 1 tsp. cinnamon, tsp. allspice, tsp cloves and tsp. ginger with the dry ingredients.
Sesame cookies: shape the dough into small balls and dip into seeds before baking.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
about 6 dozen thin cookies

 

 

 

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