READY IN: 18mins
Recipe by Shannon1971

My mother in law makes this for Christmas. They're so good with hot cocoa.

Top Review by niceandspicy

Very good recipe. Although I found it to by a little dry but added a little water a bit at a time to find a dough that would roll nicely and yet not be too sticky. These remind me of the cookies my grandma baked when I was little. Can't wait for my own kids to try them! A keeper for sure! :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Cream the shortening and sugar together until fluffy; beat in egg.
  3. Sift the dry ingredients together.
  4. Add the dry ingredients to the batter and mix well.
  5. Refrigerate dough 1 hour before rolling into 1 inch balls.
  6. Roll balls in sugar before baking.
  7. Bake 8-10 minutes on an ungreased baking sheet.

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