Caramel Slices

Caramel Slices

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"An old refrigerator cookie recipe."
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servings 209 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 209 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 9.1 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 30.1g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 2.2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 38 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


  1. Combine flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and nutmeg in a bowl and set aside.
  2. Beat together in a large bowl the melted shortening and the brown sugar. Beat in the eggs, then the vanilla extract. Gradually blend in the dry ingredients.
  3. Shape dough into a log measuring 1-1/2 inches in diameter. Wrap log in waxed paper or foil and chill for 4 hours or overnight.
  4. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (180 degrees C). Lightly grease 2 baking sheets.
  5. Slice log into slices 1/4 inch thick. Place slices 1 inch apart on the baking sheets. Bake for 8-10 minutes until lightly colored. Cool on wire racks.


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These cookies are a little crunchy on the edges, yet chewy. A nice mix for us. They are also nice because they are easy, use ingredients on hand, and don't have a lot of stuff in them (sometim...

I made a double batch of these a week or so before Christmas to go into my goodie boxes that I give every year. They never lasted until I needed them. Because they went so fast, I ended up mak...

Perfect and simple ice box cookie. It took 9 minutes in my oven to lightly crisp the edges leaving a chewy center. Thanks so much for sharing this gem.

I love these cookies. I would only change 2 things; I would add toffee bits and I would leave out the nutmeg -you can hardly taste it and it dodesn't need to be there.

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