An easy icebox cookie recipe of my mothers. This recipe is credited to a Mrs. E.S. Cryan of Oakland, CA.

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Ingredients

30
Original recipe yields 30 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Cream shortening with sugars. Mix in beaten eggs. Sift together flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon; mix into creamed mixture. Stir in nuts and vanilla.

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  • Make rolls about 2 inches in diameter. Refrigerate overnight.

  • Slice about 3/8 inch thick, and place on greased cookie sheets.

  • Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 12 to 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

292.6 calories; 3 g protein; 30.8 g carbohydrates; 12.4 mg cholesterol; 202.3 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

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01/25/2013
I have had this recipe in my box for 3 years waiting to be made. I try to stick with the recipe as written the first time I make it but I thought 5 cups of flour? They were super crumbly would not stick together to roll into logs I pressed it into a pan and let it chill hoping that would help but alas the minute I tried to slice it the dough fell completely apart. Read More
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