Aunt Fanny’s Plain Cookies
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 10 minutes
  • 4 C flour
  • 2-2/3 tsp baking powder (rounded)
  • Salt
  • 1-1/3 C sugar
  • 1/2 pkg coconut (optional)
  • 2/3 C oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 C water
DIRECTIONS
  1. Sift dry ingredients, including sugar.
  2. Then add coconut (also good without).
  3. Beat eggs slightly and mix with dry ingredients.
  4. Add oil.
  5. Then add water.
  6. Roll pretty thin.
  7. Sprinkle with mixture of cinnamon and sugar.
  8. Cut out (with cookie cutter, or in squares or diamonds).
  9. Bake on greased cookie sheet about 10 minutes at 350 degrees (moderate oven).
  10. Just let them get lightly browned.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Photograph of Fanny Goldstein Chemnick (1886–1955), Syd Goldstein’s sister & Grandma Goldstein’s aunt.