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Mincemeat Cookies

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Mincemeat Cookies are the old fashioned cookies made on and after Christmas. These are special and the recipe has transitioned from one generation to another by mothers. You will enjoy the mincemeat cookies for sure.
Ingredients
  Shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Eggs 3 , slightly beaten
  Eggs 3
  Ready to use mincemeat 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Mincemeat 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  All purpose flour 3 1⁄4 Cup (52 tbs)
  All purpose flour 3 1⁄4 Cup (52 tbs), sifted
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1)In a bowl, beat together shortening and sugar until light and fluffy.
2)Add eggs and beat until smooth.
3)Add mincemeat and stir.
4)In another bowl, sift together flour, salt and soda.
5)Mix it with shortening mixture and mix thoroughly.
6)Take a greased baking sheet and drop spoonsful of batter on it, about 2 inches apart.
7)Bake at 375 degrees for about 12 minutes, or until golden brown.

SERVING
8)Serve the mincemeat cookies for a quick snack in between meals.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie, Mincemeat
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
12 Minutes
Ready In: 
27 Minutes
Servings: 
20

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