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Brown Sugar Refrigerator Cookies

  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  Chopped nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger/Allspice 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)

Cream shortening and sugar; add vanilla extract: add unbeaten egg; cream again.
Add nuts and mix well.
Add baking powder, salt and spices to flour; stir into the creamed mixture.
Shape into two long, slender rolls and wrap securely in waxed paper or heavy-duty aluminum foil.
Chill overnight or longer.
Place dough on board and cut into thin slices with a sharp, thin-bladed knife.
Place slices about 1 inch apart on lightly greased cookie sheets.
Bake at 375° for about 12 minutes, or until done.
Remove to wire racks.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3418 Calories from Fat 1329

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 148 g228.1%

Saturated Fat 33.9 g169.7%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%

Sodium 1293.4 mg53.9%

Total Carbohydrates 484 g161.4%

Dietary Fiber 12.6 g50.4%

Sugars 278.4 g

Protein 48 g95.8%

Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 0.15%

Calcium 78.4% Iron 85.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Brown Sugar Refrigerator Cookies Recipe