Standard Refrigerator Cookies
Eggs, well beaten
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 -
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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