Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 12 mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In mixing bowl cream shortening, 1-1/4 cups sugar and salt; add egg,extract and yellow food coloring,combining well.
  2. Gradually beat in evaporated milk.
  3. Add dry ingredients and beat at low speed,scraping sides of bowl often.
  4. Chill 30-60 minutes.
  5. Shape with wet hands into 1-inch balls and roll in sugar.
  6. Place on Greased cookie sheet about two inches apart.
  7. Bake at 350 about 10-12 minutes or until cookies are golden brown.
  8. Remove immediately from baking sheet.


Most Helpful

Simple recipe to follow with tasty results. The cookies were best when removed from the oven just after the edges began to brown giving you a crisp exterior and a chewy interior. In my oven this was about 10.5 minutes. I added a teaspoon of very fine lemon zest which enhanced the flavor a bit. These will certainly stay in my holiday cookbook.

justcallmetoni November 27, 2004

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