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May 17th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized


Simple and sweet

A Vanilla lovers treat

Crisp and soft

The aroma does waft

A cookie lovers delight

In every bite

Crispy and soft

These cookies are non-dairy and made with shortening which gives them a wonderful texture.


1 cup shortening

2 cups sugar

3 teaspoons vanilla

2 eggs

1-teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt

1-cup soy milk, coffee rich, or real milk if you wish these cookies to be dairy

4 ½ cups flour

Additional ½ cup of sugar or sugar crystals to roll cookies in.

Roll in sugar


Preheat oven to 375.  Cream together shortening and sugar.  Add vanilla and blend.  Add eggs and mix well.  Add baking soda and mix.  Alternate adding milk and flour to form creamy dough.  Chill for at least one hour in refrigerator.  Form golf ball size cookies and roll in sugar.  Bake at 375 for approximately 15 minutes or until turning golden around the edges.

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