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Filled Cookies

  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Flour 1
  Soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Mix shortening, sugar, and eggs thoroughly.
Stir in vanilla.
Measure flour by dipping method or by sifting.
Stir dry ingredients together and blend in.
Chill dough.
Heat oven to 400°
Roll dough 1/16" thick on floured board.
Cut with round cutter or any desired shape about 2 1/2 in diameter, cutting 2 alike for each filled cooky.
For a decorative effect, cut the center out of the top cooky with a tiny heart, star, or scalloped cutter.
Place the bottom pieces on lightly greased baking sheet.
Spread a rounded teaspoonful of cooled Filling on each.
Cover with top cooky.
Press edges together with floured tines of fork or fingertips.
Bake 8 to 10 min., or until delicately browned.

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