Southern Cream Cookies
1 cup shortening
2 cups sugar
3 eggs -- beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup sour cream
5 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
3 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 cups black walnuts -- chopped
3 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
Cream together the shortening and sugar. Add the eggs, vanilla and sour cream;
mix well. Stir in the flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda to make a stiff
dough. Add chopped nuts. Drop by teaspoonful onto greased cookie sheet.
Mix 3 tablespoons sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon in a saucer.
Grease the bottom of a jelly glass. Dip into the cinnamon/sugar and gently press
the cookies to flatten the balls of dough.
Bake at 350F for 10 to 15 minutes or until centers are done.
These cookies travel and freeze well.
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