Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 12 mins

got this from a co-worker in 1981, just a plain yummy cookie..

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine shortening, sugars,vanilla, and beat well.
  2. add eggs and salt.
  3. add milk with the 1/2 tsp soda dissolved in it.
  4. add flour and baking powder.
  5. Make a soft dough.
  6. Roll on a floured board and cut with a glass in rounds Bake 375 degrees for 11 minutes.
  7. Until nicely browned.
  8. Cool on a rack.
  9. Smear jam onto the underside of a cookie and place another cookie over to make a sandwich cookie or add some marshmallow fluff on one side and jam on the other and sandwich together also.
  10. Sometimes we ice with a butter icing one cookie, jam on the other then place them back to back.


Most Helpful

This was a good, old-fashioned cookie that was easy to make. I used buttermilk in place of the sour milk, but followed the recipe exactly as posted otherwise. I used apricot and raspberry jams. I will be making these again. Thanks for posting. Made for My Three Chefs Tag Game.

JackieOhNo! November 23, 2009

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