This recipe for Vanilla Refrigerator Cookies written by Mr. Jim’s mother, Miss Margaret, puts a fun twist on a classic sugar cookie! Colorful and easy to make, these cookies are sure to become a part of your Holiday traditions for years to come!
Miss Margaret’s Vanilla Refrigerator Cookies
Ingredients: 1 cup shortening 2 cups granulated sugar 2 eggs, well beaten 2 tsp. vanilla 3 cups sifted flour 1 cup chopped pecans 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. salt 1 ⅓ cup quartered green and red candied cherries
Recipe: Cream shortening and sugar. Add egg and vanilla. Sift together dry ingredients. Add to mixture, saving a little for coating. Coat fruit and nuts with flour and add to the mixture. Make out in rolls 1½” in diameter. Freeze. Slice. Cook at 375 degrees for about 10 minutes.
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