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Angel Cookies I Recipe

Angel Cookies I

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Original recipe makes 7 -8 dozen Change Servings


  1. Cream butter, lard and sugars together. Add eggs one at a time and mix thoroughly. Add vanilla and dry ingredients, stir in chopped nuts.
  2. Chill dough until easy to work with.
  3. Shape into balls and roll in sugar. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for about 20 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 19, 2003

These cookies are absolutely to die for! I have tried alot of good and excellent cookies before but I can't even describe the sensation these gave my mouth. INCREDIBLE!!!! Thank you so much for dragging this recipe card out to share with everyone. I did however make a few changes only because I don't keep lard in my house. I used 2 cups of margarine instead of 1 cup of margarine and 1 cup of lard. I cooked them for 12 minutes instead of 20. My children went nuts for them.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 05, 2008

I used the conversion to change the amount to 3 doz. enstead of 8 doz. Something must have been wrong. The cookies were very cake like and NO flavor.


13 Ratings

Aug 30, 2003

Making cookies for upcoming wedding. This was simple and excellent. Made one batch today am making second batch tomorrow. Need more like this one!

Jan 05, 2008

I made this and it was SooOOOooo good. My kids helped me roll the dough into balls, and in the sugar, and we had a great time. Also, these cookies keep very well in the freezer. If you are thinking about substituting margarine for the butter that is called for in this recipe, DON'T. I tried making these for my sister in-law that has a milk alergy, but the turned out terribly when margarine was used (twice).

Dec 11, 2007

AWESOME! My Grandma used to make these, I thought it was a secret family recipe until now :) These are addicting. I rolled the dough in balls, dipped them in water,then sugar, did a criss/cross with a fork and then sprinkled red and green sugar for a festive holiday look. Highly recommended!

Dec 27, 2004

Yummy, these are really good. These are a crunchy, terrific flavoured, nutty cookie. I made these up as part of my "care packages" too share with my family but must admit, I have eaten so many of them, they didn't get as many as planned. This will be a keeper, make again, and again recipe in my home. Thank you for sharing!

Dec 19, 2004

This is one awesome cookie! I'm making them to take to the Christmas pagent at church and I'll be proud to take them. I didn't take the time to chill them and they still turned out excellent. They are soft too, which I appreciate.

Dec 09, 2008

Loved this recipe! We discovered when you make them bigger, about the size of two walnuts, then bake them for just 15 minutes, they remained soft and chewy. Also, I only used 4 cups of flour, the dough was getting too stiff. I love Vanilla, so added two teaspoons. We will make this one again and again, maybe for Christmas in July too!


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  • Calories
  • 84 kcal
  • 4%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 9 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 11 mg
  • 4%
  • Fat
  • 5 g
  • 8%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Sodium
  • 91 mg
  • 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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