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Grandma's Million Dollar Cookies

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  3 reviews
  • 1 hr 15 min prep time
  • total time
  • 9 ingredients
  • 60 servings
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Serve these simple pressed circles, flavored with vanilla and almonds and just the right touch of sweetness.

Ingredients

1 1/3
cups sugar
1/2
cup shortening
1/2
cup butter, softened
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
1/4
teaspoon almond extract
1
egg
2
cups all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon cream of tartar

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, combine 1 cup of the sugar, shortening and butter; beat until light and fluffy. Add vanilla, almond extract and egg; blend well. Add flour, baking soda and cream of tartar; mix well.
  • 2 Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll balls in remaining 1/3 cup sugar; place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. With bottom of glass dipped in sugar, flatten balls to 1/8-inch thickness.
  • 3 Bake at 350°F. for 7 to 12 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, combine 1 cup of the sugar, shortening and butter; beat until light and fluffy. Add vanilla, almond extract and egg; blend well. Add flour, baking soda and cream of tartar; mix well.
  • 2 Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll balls in remaining 1/3 cup sugar; place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. With bottom of glass dipped in sugar, flatten balls to 1/8-inch thickness.
  • 3 Bake at 350°F. for 7 to 12 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
65
Calories from Fat
25
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
5%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
20mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
8g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
5g
5%
Protein
1g
1%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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