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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
bake:
8 mins
total:
28 mins
Yield:
48 cookies
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a mixing bowl, beat shortening with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add the brown sugar, 1/2 cup granulated sugar, the baking soda, cream of tartar, and salt. Beat until mixed.

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  • Beat in the egg and vanilla until the mixture is combined.

  • Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Stir in any remaining flour with a wooden spoon.

  • Shape into 1-inch balls. Roll in 1/2 cup granulated sugar to coat. Place 2 inches apart on a greased baking sheet.

  • Bake in a 375 degree F oven for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown. Remove cookies and cool completely on a wire rack. Makes about 48 cookies.

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