Rating: 4.5 stars
34 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 23
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 5
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 0

These will freeze well for several months.

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Ingredients

42
Original recipe yields 42 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Mix shortening, sugar, eggs, and vanilla together in large bowl. Stir flour, salt, and baking soda together in a separate bowl. Blend dry ingredients in with the shortening mixture. Mix thoroughly with hands.

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  • Divide dough into 3 parts; shape into cylinders, 1 1/2 inches in diameter and about 7 inches long. Roll in colored sugar (or use finely chopped nuts instead). Chill for several hours or overnight.

  • Heat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C). Cut into 1/4 inch slices, and place on greased cookie sheets. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes. Cool.

Nutrition Facts

104 calories; protein 1.2g; carbohydrates 13.2g; fat 5.2g; cholesterol 8.9mg; sodium 73.9mg. Full Nutrition
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