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Apple Butter Cookies

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Ingredients
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sifted all purpose flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Buttermilk/Sour milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Apple butter/Tart jam 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Work shortening with back of spoon until fluffy and creamy.
Add brown sugar gradually, while continuing to work until light.
Add egg.
Sift together salt, baking soda, and flour, and add alternately with buttermilk to sugar mixture.
Chill until easy to handle, then turn out onto lightly floured board.
Roll to 1/8" thickness; then cut with 21/2" cookie cutter.
Put together in pairs with 1 teasp apple butter or jam in center between the two.
Press edges together with tines of fork.
Sprinkle with sugar, if desired.
Place on greased cookie sheets about 1" apart.
Then bake in moderately hot oven of 400°F for 12-15 min.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Butter
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes

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