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Amish Church Cookies


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  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups shortening
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/4 cups cream or evaporated milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • Pinch salt
  • Approx. 5 cups flour (don't make dough too stiff)


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Step 1

Cream together sugars, shortening, and eggs; add vanilla.
Add baking powder and salt to flour.
Add cream or milk alternately with the flour to the butter mixture and blend for a soft dough.
Chill the dough for a few hours.
Roll out dough and sprinkle white sugar over the top and roll the sugar in very lightly.
Bake about 10 minutes at 350 degrees.
Add frosting or sprinkles when cool.
This makes about 5½ dozen 4" cookies.

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