Old Fashioned Cookies Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Old Fashioned Cookies Recipe

Old Fashioned Cookies

Recipe by  

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

Back
Next
+ Recipe Box + Shopping List + Menu Print

Ingredients Edit and Save

Original recipe makes 3 dozen Change Servings
ADVERTISEMENT

Directions

  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.
Kitchen-Friendly View
ADVERTISEMENT

Reviews More Reviews

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.

 

Rate This Recipe

Glad you liked it! Your friends will, too:
ADVERTISEMENT

Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 299 kcal
  • 15%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 44.2 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol
  • 49 mg
  • 16%
  • 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.

See More
 
ADVERTISEMENT
Go Pro!

In Season

Christmas Dinner
Christmas Dinner

Magnificent main dishes for your holiday table are here, from roast beef to a Christmas goose.

Christmas Appetizers
Christmas Appetizers

Dozens and dozens of appetizers perfect for the winter season.

Special Holiday Offer!
Special Holiday Offer!

Delicious recipes, party ideas, and cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for $5!

Related Videos

How to Decorate Cookies

Become a cookie decorating artist!

How to Make Cookies

Follow this simple recipe for perfect homemade cookies.

Gingerbread Cookies II

See how to make simple, 5-star gingerbread cookies.

Related Menus

Sorry, there are no related menus here yet.

Recently Viewed Recipes

 
ADVERTISEMENT
Argentina  |  Australia & New Zealand  |  Brazil  |  Canada  |  China  |  France  |  Germany  |  India  |  Italy  |  Japan  |  Korea  |  Mexico

Netherlands  |  Poland  |  Quebec  |  Russia  |  SE Asia  |  United Kingdom & Ireland  |  United States