These I have been making since I was a little girl. They are a great cookie, not super sweet, makes a large quantity and stores well! Great for gifting also!


• 1 C Shortening
• 2 C Sugar
• 3 Eggs – beaten
• 1 t Vanilla
• 1 C Sour Cream
• 5 C Flour
• 3 t Baking Powder
• 1 t Salt
• ½ t Baking Soda
• 1 ½ C Walnuts – chopped

Preheat oven to 350

In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar; then add in eggs, vanilla, sour cream and mix well. In a medium bowl sift together the flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda. Add flour mixture to the creamed mixture and blend well. Stir in the walnuts. Drop by spoonfuls onto cookie sheet.

Mix up in a small bowl, 3 T Sugar and 1 t cinnamon. Grease the bottom of a flat glass, dip in sugar mix and then press onto dropped cookies. Bake 12 to 15 minutes until edges are lightly brown.

Makes 6 dozen.

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  1. Cole Says:

    Those sound so yummy! Thank you so much for sharing with TATT. :-)