Butterscotch Refrigerator Cookies

Total Time
10 mins
15 mins

Freezable. Great for OAMC Time does not include the time to chill the dough.

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  1. Sift flour, salt, cinnamon, and soda together.
  2. Cream shortening and butter; gradually add sugar; beat til light. Add eggs, water, and vanilla; mix well.
  3. Combine dry ingredients and creamed mixture. Add nuts.
  4. Shape dough into rolls 2 inches in diameter. Wrap tightly in waxed paper. Chill thoroughly -- overnight for best results.
  5. May be frozen at this point.
  6. (Or pack in frozen fruit juice cans and chill thoroughly. Detach bottom of can; push dough out to slice).
  7. Bake 1 1/2 inch apart on ungreased baking sheet in hot oven (400 degrees) 10 to 12 minutes.
  8. Cool on racks.