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Sugar Drop Cookies

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Recipe Information

Recipe Created By: Jennifer Dancisin


1/4 cup shortening
1/4 cup margarine
1 cup flour
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla
1/8 tsp baking soda
sprinkles or jimmies (optional)


Beat shortening and margarine on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add about half of the flour, the sugars, egg, vanilla and baking soda. Beat till thoroughly combined. Beat in remaining flour.

Drop by rounded teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten gently with spoon. If desired, put sprinkles or jimmies on the cookies. Bake in 375 degree oven 8-10 minutes or until edges are golden. The cookies will flatten and round out with the baking.



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