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Prize Cookies

Rated as 4.88 out of 5 Stars

"Make these cookies for the holidays. They add great variety and originality to your cookie trays."
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servings 75
Original recipe yields 72 servings (6 dozen)


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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the shortening and sugar until fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, beating after each addition. Sift together the flour, baking soda and salt; stir into the creamed mixture. Finally, stir in the mincemeat.
  3. Drop dough by teaspoons onto the prepared baking sheets. Bake 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Remove from baking pans to cool on wire racks.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 75 calories; 3.1 11.1 0.8 8 55 Full nutrition

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I can see the ingredients and directions just fine. I have been making this recipe for years. They are my very favorite cookies!

The best mincemeat cookie there is. This is more or less the original NoneSuch Mincemeat Prize cookies. (only difference is the original called for 3 1/4 cups sifted flour - which would equal o...

My Nana's been making these since I was a little girl and they're great! Love them with a cup of tea or coffee. Nice change from the usual sweet cookie. Don't let the mincemeat scare you!

My grandmother used to make a cookie at Christmastime that I just loved. As I grew older I asked her for the recipe, but she said it was a family recipe and when I got married she would give me ...

This recipe is similar to our family recipe. I have a note penciled in on my copy that 2 cups canned mincemeat and 1/c flour is equivalent to the condensed mincemeat.

wasn't a huge hit at my house

Great recipe, but a letter writing campain would be great I will help, I love these cookies and my 88 year old father loves them tooo.