Total Time
35mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 10 mins

This recipe is over 100 years old. These cookies need to be chilled over night, but outside of that they only take about a half hour to make. This recipe makes a lot, but they will keep in a covered jar for a long time.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 12 cups fat (or 3/4 cup butter or margarine & 3/4 cup crisco)
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 14 cups nuts, chopped
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 12 teaspoon orange extract
  • 4 cups flour

Directions

  1. Beat fat and sugars until creamy; add eggs and vanilla, and beat until well mixed.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
  3. Divide dough into two long rolls, and place in a narrow pan in the freezer to chill overnight.
  4. Pre-heat oven to 375°F.
  5. Slice very thin and bake on an ungreased cookie sheet at 375°F for 8-10 minutes.
  6. Remove from pan to cool.

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