Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

These super yummy cookies are a tradition in my family. My mom made them for years, and now it's my turn. They are VERY EASY to make.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine syrup, shortening, and sugar in a saucepan.
  2. Stir constantly over moderate heat until mixture just starts to boil.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in four and nuts.
  4. Drop mixture by teaspoons onto greased cookie sheets.
  5. Bake only four to six cookies at a time.
  6. Allow two inches between cookies as they spread during baking.
  7. Bake at 375 F until edges of cookies are lightly browned (approximately 5 minutes).
  8. Remove from oven and cool 30 seconds.
  9. While cookie is still hot, roll up in a cigar shape.
  10. If cookies become too hard to roll, place them back in oven until soft.
  11. When cookies are completely cool, dip ends into melted chocolate and then sprinkles.
  12. Let stand until cool.
  13. Store in airtight container with a lid.
  14. They keep for several weeks.
Most Helpful

These cookies are yummy! I had a little trouble with the making of them but I got it worked out: I added about 1/2 cup more flour, then let the "dough" sit and cool a while. I then made balls of dough and flattened them out, then baked them. I had to let them cool for longer than 30 seconds to be able to roll them. Once I got the hang of it they were very easy! The dip in the melted chocolate really adds a nice touch! Thanks for posting!

loof December 10, 2007