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Refrigerator Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kathleen Hooper

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 c sifted flour
4 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 c shortening
3 c brown sugar
2 eggs, well beaten
2 tsp vanilla

Variations:
Chocolate -- Add 2 oz (squares) chocolate, melted, to 1 portion of the dough. Blend well.
Coconut -- Add 1/3 c shredded coconut to 1 portion
Fruit -- Add 1/3 c chopped dates, raisins, currants, dried apricots, prunes, or figs to 1 portion. Mix well.
Nut -- Add 1/3 c of finely chopped almonds, pecans, peanuts, Brazil nuts, or walnuts to 1 portion of dough. Mix well
Spice -- Add 1/2 tsp cinnamon and 1/4 tsp nutmeg to 1 portion of the dough. Mix well.

Directions:
Directions:
Sift flour, baking powder, and salt together. Cream shortening and sugar until fluffy. Add eggs and flavoring and mix well. Add dry ingredients. Divide dough into 6 equal portions. Leave 1 plain and make variations of remaining dough. Shape each piece of dough into a roll. Chill. When firm slice very thin and bake in moderate oven (375) 10 - 12 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10 dozen
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 hrs
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
From cookbook owned by Minerva Kathleen Merritt Hooper (1917 - 2001)
Married Earl Leroy Hooper (1912 - 2002) Married September 12, 1935.

"The American Woman's Cookbook" Edited & Revised by Ruth Berolzheimer, Published for Culinary Arts Institute by Consolidated Book Publishers, Inc, Chicago, 1941

Inscription: To Kathleen From Earl May 29, 1943 Harrisville NY

 

 

 

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