Rating: 4.5 stars 4.5
7 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 5
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 1
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  • 1 star values: 0

This recipe has been in my family for over 150 years. Every one in the family loves them.



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


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease two cookie sheets.

  • Cream the sugar with the shortening and the butter or the margarine. Add the baking powder, eggs, milk and flour. Mix until combined.

  • On a lightly floured surface roll out the dough to 1/4 inch thick and cut into desired shapes. Place cookies on the prepared cookie sheets.

  • Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) until lightly browned.

Nutrition Facts

299 calories; protein 4.2g; carbohydrates 44.2g; fat 12g; cholesterol 45.1mg; sodium 186.8mg. Full Nutrition