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Drop Nut Cookies Recipe

Drop Nut Cookies

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"What is Christmas without the little extras like nuts, spice and fruit. I am enclosing this recipe to share a little joy with you."

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Original recipe makes 3 dozen Change Servings
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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Cream together the shortening and the sugar. Add the eggs and beat for 2 minutes. Beat in the vanilla, salt, sour milk, flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and cinnamon. Stir in the chopped walnuts. Drop cookies 3 inches apart on a baking sheet.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 12 minutes. Chopped dates can be added for extra flavor.
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Dec 19, 2003

These cookies are moist and tasty and very easy to make! I made three kinds of cookies for the holidays, and these were the hands-down favorite. If you don't have sour milk, add one tablespoon of white vinegar or lemon juice to the milk and let it stand 5 minutes before using. I followed this recipe exactly except I sprinkled the cookies very lightly with powdered sugar while they were still warm. That made these pretty cinnamon-colored cookies look even more appealing. Thanks, Carol, for such a great recipe.

 
Mar 17, 2006

Absolutely wonderful!! I made this recipe exactly as written. Exactly 12 minutes in the oven is perfect. I followed the sour milk/vinegar tip also. The cookies were light and flaky and delicious. After baking the first few pans, I started rolling the dough into balls instead of dropping it on the pan. It worked fine both ways. The recipe made three dozen cookies -- twice as many as listed. Try these. You surely will love them.

 

15 Ratings

Nov 28, 2007

mmm...these were so yummy! great tender texture with slightly crisp edges. I mixed 1 teaspoon of cider vinegar (all I had) with the milk and let it sit for 10 minutes or so and used it in place of the sour milk. Next time I will add more nuts and maybe a little cloves or nutmeg, to give it a little "deeper" flavor.

 
Dec 15, 2009

Very good. I added white chocolate chips

 
Dec 23, 2006

Excellent recipe. Definitely added to my yearly Christmas cookie list. I too used the vinegar trick and they turned out fantastic.

 
Dec 03, 2009

I followed recipe, but substituted gluten free rice flour for all-purpose flour. It came out just fine. Goes well with coffee.

 
Dec 06, 2007

Excellent cookie. Really easy to make. I used the lemon juice tip for the sour milk and added a little extra spice. Also had to cook a few minutes longer. Made 4 dozen.

 
Dec 01, 2006

I've found that this recipe is even better if you substitute 1 cup of mild molasses & 1 cup of granulated sugar for every 1 cup of brown sugar.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 314 kcal
  • 16%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 43.5 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol
  • 24 mg
  • 8%
  • Fat
  • 14.3 g
  • 22%
  • Fiber
  • 0.9 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 3.9 g
  • 8%
  • Sodium
  • 121 mg
  • 5%

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

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