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Grandma's Million Dollar Cookies

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Grandma's Million Dollar Cookies
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  • Servings 60
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Serve these simple pressed circles, flavored with vanilla and almonds and just the right touch of sweetness.
Updated May 7, 2010

Ingredients

  • 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

Steps

  • 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.

Nutrition

65 Calories, 3g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 8g Total Carbohydrate, 5g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
65
Calories from Fat
25
Total Fat
3g
5%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
20mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
8g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
5g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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