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Standard Refrigerator Cookies Recipe


6 c Flour
4 ts Baking powder
1/2 ts Salt
1 1/2 c Shortening
3 c Brown sugar
2 Eggs, well beaten
2 ts Vanilla

Stir flour, baking powder and salt together.

Cream shortening and sugar until fluffy. Add eggs and
flavoring and mix well. Add dry ingredients.

Divide dough into 6 equal portions. Leave 1 plain and
make the following variations of remaining dough.

Shape each piece of dough into a roll. Chill. When
firm, slice very thin and bake at 350 degrees for 10 -
12 minutes.

Chocolate: Add 2 squares of melted chocolate to 1
: of dough and blend well.

Coconut: Add 1/3 cup coconut to 1 portion and mix

Fruit: Add 1/3 cup chopped dated, raisins, dried
or figs to 1 portion and mix well.

Nut: Add 1/3 cup finely chopped almonds, pecans,
or walnuts to 1 portion and mix well.

Spice: Add 1/2 tsp. cinnamon and 1/4 tsp. nutmeg to 1
and mix well.

Food coloring can be added. Katharine Marsolf Applied
Computing Devices, Inc.