Recipe type: dessert
Prep time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 48
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 2¾ cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • Topping
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  1. Cream shortening and sugar
  2. Add eggs and dry ingredients
  3. Chill for 1 hour
  4. Roll dough into balls the size of walnuts
  5. roll in cinnamon & sugar topping
  6. Bake 400* degrees for 8-10 minutes
I usually time it at 8 min because they burn quite easy. Caution: It is very tempting to dip the raw cookie dough in the topping and eat it like that. Be strong the cookies are even better. We usually make these as part of our Christmas Eve celebration.


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