Rating: 4.5 stars
117 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 84
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  • 2 star values: 4
  • 1 star values: 1

This is my mother's recipe, her mother's recipe, and so on... Basic, simple, down-home and delicious!! My grandmother's advice is to enjoy warm with a big glass of ice-cold milk!!! Poor folks' heaven!!!

Recipe Summary

cook:
10 mins
additional:
25 mins
total:
50 mins
prep:
15 mins
Servings:
36
Yield:
3 dozen
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Ingredients

36
Original recipe yields 36 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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

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  • In a medium bowl, cream together butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine flour, baking powder, and baking soda; beat into the creamed mixture alternately with the buttermilk. Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto prepared cookie sheets.

  • Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheets for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts

73 calories; protein 1g; carbohydrates 11g; fat 2.8g; cholesterol 12mg; sodium 53.1mg. Full Nutrition
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