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What is Christmas without the little extras like nuts, spice and fruit. I am enclosing this recipe to share a little joy with you.

Recipe Summary

Servings:
18
Yield:
3 dozen
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Ingredients

18
Original recipe yields 18 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).

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  • Cream together the shortening and the sugar. Add the eggs and beat for 2 minutes. Beat in the vanilla, salt, sour milk, flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and cinnamon. Stir in the chopped walnuts. Drop cookies 3 inches apart on a baking sheet.

  • Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 12 minutes. Chopped dates can be added for extra flavor.

Nutrition Facts

315 calories; protein 3.9g; carbohydrates 43.5g; fat 14.3g; cholesterol 20.8mg; sodium 121.2mg. Full Nutrition
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