How to make it

  • Thoroughly cream shortening, sugar, vanilla.
  • Add egg; beat til light and fluffy.
  • Stir in cream.
  • Sift together dry ingredients; blend in creamed mixture.
  • Divide dough in half. Chill 1 hour
  • ~@~
  • On lightly floured surface roll to 1/8 inch.
  • Cut in desired shapes with cutters. Bake on greased cookie sheet at 375 about 6 to 8 minutes. Cool slightly remove from pan.
  • Cool on rack. Decorate.
  • ~~@~~
  • To make these drop cookies, omit 1/2 cup flour. (Add 1 cup raisins or 1/2 cup broken nuts and 1/2 cup citron if you like) Drop from spoon onto cookie sheet. Bake at 375 for 10 to 12 minutes. Makes 4 dozen.

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  • falafel_fanatic 9 years ago
    This sounds very nice and a great addition to my collection!!
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    " It was excellent "
    bluewaterandsand ate it and said...
    This one sounds close to the ones mymom baked and they were so good!I can't wait to try them!
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    " It was excellent "
    celestialvortex ate it and said...
    very close to one I had years ago and misplaced, cannot wait to give these a try, mine called for sour cream.
    thanks for sharing.
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  • krumkake 9 years ago
    Loving your grandma's recipes, mornin - sure glad you kept them to share with us! You can't beat so many of those old recipes, for flavor and pure love!!
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    " It was excellent "
    tippystclair ate it and said...
    So nice to make them with cream!
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