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Margie's Heirloom Danish Cookie

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Serves 6 Dozen | Prep Time | Cook Time 12-15 minutes

Why I Love This Recipe

Margie Wilson

Ingredients You'll Need

1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup margarine
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla
2 cups sifted flour
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. cream of tartar
2 to 3 tbl. sugar for tops


Cream together, shortening, margarine, 1 cup sugar, egg and vanilla until light and fluffy.

Sift together flour, baking soda and cream of tartar. Gradually stir into creamed mixture to make a smooth dough. Chill.

Roll into 3/4" balls; place 1 1/2" apart on uncreased baking sheet and flatten with fork. Sprinkle with sugar. Bake in low oven 325 degrees 12-15 minutes.

NOTE: You can tint dough or sprinkle with colored sugar.

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