A favorite of mine growing up, I have never had another cookie quite like it.
- 1 c shortening or unsalted butter
- 1/2 c brown sugar
- 1/2 c sugar
- 1 egg
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp cream of tartar
- 2 c flour
- 1 tsp vanilla
Cream together sugars, egg, butter or shortening and vanilla. Combine dry ingredients and add them to creamed mixture.
Roll dough into 1-inch balls, dipping the top of each ball into water then granulated sugar. lace sugar-side up on baking sheet, bake at 375 for 10 minutes.