Standard Refrigerator Cookies
6 c Flour
4 ts Baking powder
1/2 ts Salt
1 1/2 c Shortening
3 c Brown sugar
2 Eggs, well beaten
2 ts Vanilla
Stir flour, baking powder and salt together.
Cream shortening and sugar until fluffy. Add eggs and flavoring and mix
well. Add dry ingredients.
Divide dough into 6 equal portions. Leave 1 plain and make the following
variations of remaining dough.
Shape each piece of dough into a roll. Chill. When firm, slice very thin
and bake at 350 degrees for 10 - 12 minutes.
Chocolate: Add 2 squares of melted chocolate to 1 portion
: of dough and blend well.
Coconut: Add 1/3 cup coconut to 1 portion and mix well.
Fruit: Add 1/3 cup chopped dated, raisins, dried apricots
or figs to 1 portion and mix well.
Nut: Add 1/3 cup finely chopped almonds, pecans, peanuts
or walnuts to 1 portion and mix well.
Spice: Add 1/2 tsp. cinnamon and 1/4 tsp. nutmeg to 1 portion
and mix well.
Food coloring can be added.
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