Ingredients

How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Cream the shortening with sugar.
  • Add egg and continue creaming until smooth.
  • Add the vanilla.
  • Stir in the sifted flour, baking powder, and salt until a ball of dough is formed (a food processor is excellent for this).
  • Chill for 2-3 hours, or overnight so its easy to roll and handle
  • Take dough out of refrigerator, may let come to room temperature to soften a bit if needed.
  • Taking 1/4 of the dough, roll out on a lightly floured board to a thickness of 1/8 inch.
  • Cut circles of dough with a drinking glass or round cookie-cutter dipped in flour
  • With your finger put moisten water around the rim of the circle of dough
  • Fill with 1 teaspoon of desired filling and fold into three-cornered cookies.
  • Press two sides together, and then fold the third side over and press the ends together
  • Sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar if desired
  • Bake on a well-greased cookie sheet 10-15 minutes, OR until the tops are golden.
  • Remove to rack with spatula to let cool completely.
  • Dust with powdered sugar if desired

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    " It was excellent "
    cherihannah ate it and said...
    these are easy and delicious
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