Mrs. Sumter’s Ice Box Cookies
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 10 minutes
  • 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
DIRECTIONS
  1. Mix shortening, sugar, and eggs.
  2. Sift soda, salt and spices with flour.
  3. Add flour blend to shortening-sugar-egg mixture.
  4. Then add nuts and vanilla.
  5. Roll (about 1-1/2” diameter).
  6. Chill thoroughly.
  7. Slice 1/8” to 1/4” thick.
  8. Bake at 375 degrees about 10 minutes on greased cookie sheet.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Kosher: Pareve if you use vegetable shortening, dairy if you use butter.