Brown Sugar Cookies

Total Time
5 mins
10 mins

This recipe comes from "A Collection Of The Very Finest Recipes Ever Assembled Into One Cookbook". From 1979. These are amazing cookies. I love sugar cookies, and was skeptical when I saw this recipe, but I thought I'd give it the benefit of the doubt, and just let me say, they are WONDERFUL. *NOTE*: Use fork tines dipped in brown sugar to form. It leaves a nice light "crust" if you will on top.

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  1. Cream shortening and sugar; add eggs, water and vanilla.
  2. Sift dry ingredients and mix well.
  3. We take little balls of dough and mash down with fork; or you can roll it out and cut with cookie cutter.
  4. Bake 8 to 10 minutes at 350°.
  5. A vanilla or caramel icing is good; or sprinkle brown sugar or coconut on top before baking.