Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Christmas Cookie Delight

Christmas Cookie Delight

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From the kitchen of Jennifer

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Recipe Details

Bake Time:
7-10 minutes
Tags: Fun to make with kids, Good for parties/potlucks, Kid friendly, Travels well


1 cup brown sugar
1 cup sugar
1 cup shortening
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 cups flour
pinch salt
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 teaspoons cream of tartar


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

  2. Spray cookie sheets with non-stick spray.

  3. Mix sugars and shortening. Add egg and vanilla, mix well. Add dry ingredients.

  4. Roll into small balls and dip in red and/or green colored sugar.

  5. Place on cookie sheet.

  6. Flatten with bottom of a glass.

  7. Bake at 375 degrees for 7-10 minutes.


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RDyson says:

These are DELICIOUS!!! I did not have shortening so I used butter. They are super good! The shortening would've kept them from spreading as much but they still turned out great! A Keeper!

12/21/2013 7:47:46 PM

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