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Recipe by Mrs. Jaye

Got this from my mothers 1940's recipe collection. She used to make these and they are very, very good.

Top Review by D. Baker

These cookies were good, but they did not turn out as I had hoped. Mine did not puff up nicely, (as shown in the photos)and the cookies cracked quite a bit in the middle, plus the cookie itself was a bit on the dry side. By the way, I did add a teaspoon of vanilla extract, to add more flavor. Also, I found the 1 cup of sugar mixed with the cinnamon, (to roll the cookies in) was a lot more than needed for the recipe, and I had plenty of it leftover. Before baking them in the oven, I had rolled the cookie dough/balls in colored sugar, as Pam-I-Am did, but not much of it stuck to the dough; especially after rolling them in the sugar/cinnamon mixture first. Next time I will roll the dough balls in the colored sugars, then lightly sprinkle the balls with a bit of the cinnamon/sugar mixture, just before baking them in the oven. I may also take Daniel'sWife suggestion, and add cinnamon to the batter itself.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream first 3 ingredients together.
  2. Sift together dry ingredients and add to creamed mixture.
  3. Roll into balls and press into sugar.
  4. Place on lightly greased cookie pan sugar/cinnamon side up.
  5. Bake 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes.

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