Million Dollar Cookies

Kathryn Nutt, Lillie School

  • 2 cups shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp almond flavoring
  • 5 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp cream of tartar

Cream shortening and sugars, eggs and flavorings in large bowl. Sift dry ingredients together. Add to creamed mixture. Chill dough. Scoop cookies onto baking pans, using a glass dipped in water.

Bake at 350° for ten minutes.

Variations: For chocolate chip or peanut cookies, add 1/2 pound of chocolate chips or peanut granules.

Makes about 60 cookies.

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