Old Fashioned Buttermilk Cookies

Recipe: Old Fashioned Buttermilk Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cut shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Sugar and cinnamon topping

Instructions

  1. Mix together shortening, sugar and egg
  2. Stir in buttermilk and vanilla
  3. Sift and stir in flour, baking soda and salt
  4. Chill dough
  5. Drop rounded teaspoonfuls on greased cookie sheet about 2 inches apart
  6. Sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar mixture (1/2 cup sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon)
  7. Bake until set, but not brown, at 400 degrees F for 8-10 minutes
  8. Yields about 4 dozen

From the kitchen of Judy Schroeder, Lake Crystal, MN

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