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Mrs. Sumter’s Ice Box Cookies

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Serves | Prep Time | Cook Time 10 minutes

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Kosher: Pareve if you use vegetable shortening, dairy if you use butter.

Ingredients You'll Need

1 C shortening
1 tsp soda
2 C brown sugar
1/2 tsp each: cinnamon, mace and nutmeg
2 eggs
3 C flour 1/2 tsp salt
1 C chopped walnuts
1 tsp vanilla


Mix shortening, sugar, and eggs.

Sift soda, salt and spices with flour.

Add flour blend to shortening-sugar-egg mixture

Then add nuts and vanilla.

Roll (about 1-1/2” diameter)

Chill thoroughly.

Slice 1/8”-1/4” thick

Bake at 375 degrees about 10 minutes on greased cookie sheet.

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