Grandma's Million Dollar Cookies

Grandma's Million Dollar Cookies

Serve these simple pressed circles, flavored with vanilla and almonds and just the right touch of sweetness.

Prep Time

1:15

Hr:Mins

Total Time

00

Minutes

Makes

5

dozen

1 1/3
cups sugar
1/2
cup shortening
1/2
cup butter, softened
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
1/4
teaspoon almond extract
1
egg
2
cups all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon cream of tartar
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, combine 1 cup of the sugar, shortening and butter; beat until light and fluffy. Add vanilla, almond extract and egg; blend well. Add flour, baking soda and cream of tartar; mix well.
  2. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll balls in remaining 1/3 cup sugar; place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. With bottom of glass dipped in sugar, flatten balls to 1/8-inch thickness.
  3. Bake at 350°F. for 7 to 12 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets.
Makes 5 dozen cookies

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 65
    • (Calories from Fat 25),
  • Total Fat 3g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 20mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 8g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.