CINNAMON CRACKLE COOKIES

 

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter (no substitutes), softened
  • 1/2 half cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp. almond extract
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbls ground cinnamon 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 tsp cream of tatar
  • 2 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 2 tsp. grated orange peel
  • 1 tsp grated lemon peel
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Directions

  • In a mixing bowl cream butter, shortening and sugars.
  • Add eggs and extracts, mix well.
  • Combine the next 8 ingredients; gradually add to the creamed mixture.
  • Shape into 1 inch balls; roll in sugar.
  • Place 2" apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  • Bake at 350º for 10 to 15 min. until lightly browned.
  • My note: I press the balls down with a glass dipped in the sugar.

Notes

Taste of Home magazine by Vicki Lair

Recipe Introduction

This cookie has everything I like in a cookie.

It has become a fast favorite of mine.

Categories: Cookies 

Author Credit: Vicki Lair

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