[CnD] Slice-and-Bake Cookies

Rhonda Scott earthmagic7 at sbcglobal.net
Sun Feb 19 01:56:17 GMT 2012

Slice-and-Bake Cookies

1 cup shortening
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
3/4 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla extract
2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. salt 
1 tsp. baking soda
1-1/2 cups "extras" (any one or combination of the following: chocolate, butterscotch, toffee or peanut butter chips, chopped
Candied cherries or nuts)

Heat oven to 350º F (175º C). In a bowl, cream shortening and
sugars. Add eggs and vanilla. Combine flour, salt and baking soda; add to
creamed mixture and mix well. Fold in 1-1/2 cups "extras." Shape into a
15x2" roll; wrap tightly with plastic wrap. Chill 2 hours, up to 1 week.

To bake: Cut into 1/2" slices. Place 3" apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Bake 10 minutes. Cool 5 minutes; remove to wire racks. Makes 2-1/2 dozen.

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