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Old Fashioned Cookies Recipe

Old Fashioned Cookies

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"This recipe has been in my family for over 150 years. Every one in the family loves them."

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Original recipe makes 3 dozen Change Servings


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease two cookie sheets.
  2. Cream the sugar with the shortening and the butter or the margarine. Add the baking powder, eggs, milk and flour. Mix until combined.
  3. On a lightly floured surface roll out the dough to 1/4 inch thick and cut into desired shapes. Place cookies on the prepared cookie sheets.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) until lightly browned.
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Aug 11, 2009

Excellent texture ... moist, but firm enough to put in a lunchbox without it crumbling ... not overly sweet ... I didn't change a thing, except for scaling the recipe by half ... still got 18 cookies ... I just scooped them out by tablespoons and flattened them, but they would have been excellent "cutter cookies" ... thanks!

Nov 24, 2009

Wonderful tasting soft cut out cookie! I did have a little trouble with rolling and cutting, the dough definitely needs to be chilled in between batches. The husband and kids loved them, they made halloween cut outs and decorated with frosting and sprinkles. Very good recipe!


3 Ratings

Dec 21, 2009

Good cookies. They puffed up a little bit more than I would have liked but they tasted great. I did sub 50% wheat flour.


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  • Calories
  • 299 kcal
  • 15%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 44.2 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol
  • 45 mg
  • 15%
  • Fat
  • 12 g
  • 19%
  • Fiber
  • 0.8 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 4.2 g
  • 8%
  • Sodium
  • 187 mg
  • 7%

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

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