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Brown Rim Cookies

Brown Rim Cookies

"These cookies are a multi-generational tradition. Great with a glass of milk! Butter flavored shortening gives them a wonderful new flavor. This recipe is a double batch- enough to go around!"
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20 m servings 123 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 123 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 7.6 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.4g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1.5 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 12 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 82 mg
  • 3%

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.

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the shortening and sugar. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Combine the flour and salt; stir into the creamed mixture until well blended. Drop by heaping spoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheets.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. When cookies have cooled, turn them over and look at the bottom to see the "brown rim".

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  1. 14 Ratings

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Great basic recipe! I added a tablespoon of cinnamon sugar, and these tasted just like scottish shortbread! Great taste, slightly sweet/salty flavor! Thanks for a great recipe Sandi! Have ...

Most helpful critical review

it seemed like something was missing. They tasted like sweet bisquits. Maybe I did something wrong?

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Great basic recipe! I added a tablespoon of cinnamon sugar, and these tasted just like scottish shortbread! Great taste, slightly sweet/salty flavor! Thanks for a great recipe Sandi! Have ...

This recipe is wonderful....I just loved the texture and taste of these cookies they are wonderful with tea/coffee. (And Yes of course cold milk too!) This recipe was a great one because it was...

I was pretty worried when I saw the lumps in the oven that were just cooking in their own butter and didn't seem to be getting any more cooked! But when I took them out and let them sit for a co...

Thank you for this recipe. My mom made these for me when I was a little girl. She wasn't much of a cook or baker but she did a good job on these. She is now 94 and is not feeling well. I asked ...

Simple, fast.. as others say, a shortbread taste almost. (I added that hint of ginger myself, thanks) Wonderful warm fresh sugar cookie to go with milk, perfect for a feel good treat!

This is a very easy, quick recipe! It's a good tasting cookie that isn't crumby. I made a batch for my daughter's class and put red, white and blue sprinkles on top to celebrate Flag Day.

Keep in mind this is a simlpe cookie- not many ingredients, nothing fancy. It tastes almost like a shortbread, and works well when there isn't much in the cupboard to make cookies with. They tas...

I put in double the amount of vanilla, make a thumb print into the middle of each cookie, fill with jam or Nutella (a hazelnut spread) and seal the top with a little dough. Caution...make sure...

These cookies are okay, not wonderful. I added a little bit more sugar than what it called for and also added some nutmeg to give them more flavor.

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