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Half Moon Cookies (Vanilla) Recipe

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1 c sour milk
1 c sugar
c shortening
2 eggs
3 c flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla

4 C sifted powdered sugar
c butter
tsp vanilla

Cream sugar and shortening, add eggs
Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt
Add baking soda to sour milk
Add this alternately with flour mixture
Add vanilla

Bake on an ungreased cookie sheet
Drop by teaspoon, spreading only slightly

Bake 350 10 - 12 min
Frost when cool

Add milk only to form desired consistency
Divide 2 parts
Add 3 squares melted chocolate to one part
Spread half with vanilla and half with chocolate




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