Bushel Cookies (Pennsylvania Dutch)

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READY IN: 38mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a very large bowl, cream shortening and sugar together. Add eggs two at a time. Beat well.
  • Sift dry ingredients (flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon) into another very large bowl.
  • Grind raisins and nuts (for you modern-day cooks, use food processor) and add to sifted flour mixture.
  • Add vanilla or orange peel and mix well.
  • Drop onto ungreased cookie sheets. With a lightly dusted fork, press lightly to make a criss-cross pattern on each cookie.
  • Bake at 375 F for 8-10 minutes or until cookie is golden around the edges.
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