Basic Cookie Recipe Recipe

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Basic  Cookie  Recipe Recipe
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Tagged: Cakes


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Mix together thoroughly 1/2 cup soft shortening (part butter), 1/4 cup dark brown sugar, 1/2 cup white sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla and 1 egg.
Sift together and stir in 1 1/8 cups sifted Nunn-Better all-purpose flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon soda. Drop by teaspoonfuls about 2 inches apart on lightly greased baking sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes. Yield: about 3 dozen 2 inch cookies.
For delicious flavor variations, try any of the following suggestions.
Ň■BVARIATIONS:■b Ň 1. Add 1 cup shredded coconut to above recipe, or 2. Add 1 (6 ounce) package chocolate chips, or 3. Add 1 cup chopped nuts, or 4. Add chocolate chips and nuts, or 5. Add nut-stuffed dates, coat each date thoroughly with cookie batter, or 6. Add 1 square melted unsweetened chocolate and 1 cup nuts.


  • 1/2 cup soft shortening (part butter)
  • 1/4 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/8 cups sifted Nunn-Better all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon soda

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