Friday, February 01, 2013

#2665 - Little White Cookies

(by Great Grandmother Nora [Yordy] Herman)

2 cups white sugar
1 egg
1 cup lard OR Crisco shortening
1 cup milk
2 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
4 cups flour
1/2 tsp. salt

In a mixer add white sugar and egg--beat. Add lard/Crisco--beat. Add milk, vanilla, baking powder, baking soda and salt--beat. Slowly add flour--beat. If batter is not stiff enough add more flour as needed. Cover the dough and refrigerate overnight. The next day flour your counter, place 1/3 of the dough on the flour and flour the top of the dough. Roll dough to 1/4" thick and cut the cookies with a small round cookie cutter. Place cookies on greased cookie sheets. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes. Repeat with the rest of the dough.

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