3 c All-purpose flour 2 Eggs
1 1/2 c Brown sugar 2 ts Baking powder
1/2 c White sugar 1/2 ts Salt
1 c Shortening 1 ts Vanilla
1/4 c Milk
Cream sugars and shortening. Add milk, vanilla and eggs and mix
well. Stir in remaining ingredients and mix well. Refrigerate for
about 1 hour.
With floured hands roll teaspoonful of dough into a ball. Place on
cookie sheet. With three fingres together, press ball flat, leaving
ridges down the middle. Bake in 400?F oven for 9 to 12 minutes or
until lightly gold.
Ella was a neighbor who was ten years older than God when I was a
child. She always had these in her cookie jar, and usually would bake
a dozen every day since the dough keeps so well. It is one of my all
time favorites and I have never tasted them anywhere else.