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Grandma Gray's Brown Sugar Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Grandma Gray's Brown Sugar Cookies, by , is from Winter Family Recipes, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Peggy Gray
Added: Sunday, January 22, 2006


2 cups brown sugar
1/2 cup oleo
1/2 cup Crisco
Cream well.

2 well-beaten eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
Mix well.

Sift together:
4 cups flour
1 teaspoon soda
1 teaspoon cream of tarter
1/2 teaspoon salt

Add to creamed mixture and work together well. Refrigerate in a covered bowl for 2 3 hours or overnight.

Make balls the size of walnuts or smaller, depending on how large you want the cookies. Press down with a fork to 1/4 inch thick, or make a dent in the center and fill with pineapple preserves. Bake at 350 degrees 8 to 10 minutes.




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