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This is an old recipe of my grandmother's. These crunchy cookies are guaranteed to please.



Original recipe yields 18 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a large bowl, blend butter and sugar until creamy. Add egg and beat well.

  • In another bowl, stir together flour, cornmeal, baking powder and salt; gradually add to butter mixture. Add vanilla and blend thoroughly. Stir in the optional raisins.

  • Form dough into ball, wrap tightly in plastic wrap, and chill until firm, about 1 hour.

  • Roll out dough on well-floured board to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut with cookie cutters (2 1/2 inches in diameter) and place 1 inch apart on lightly greased cookie sheet.

  • Bake in 350 degree F (175 degrees C) oven for 10-12 minutes or until edges are golden. Store in airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

167 calories; protein 1.9g; carbohydrates 22.2g; fat 8.2g; cholesterol 30.7mg; sodium 119.6mg. Full Nutrition