Drop Nut Cookies12 Reviews
“What is Christmas without the little extras like nuts, spice and fruit. I am enclosing this recipe to share a little joy with you.” - by Carol
Original recipe yields 3 dozen
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
- Cream together the shortening and the sugar. Add the eggs and beat for 2 minutes. Beat in the vanilla, salt, sour milk, flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and cinnamon. Stir in the chopped walnuts. Drop cookies 3 inches apart on a baking sheet.
- Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 12 minutes. Chopped dates can be added for extra flavor.
Amount Per Serving (18 total)
- 314 cal
- 14.3 g
- 43.5 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (12)Rate This Recipe
"These cookies are moist and tasty and very easy to make! I made three kinds of cookies for the holidays, and these were the hands-down favorite. If you don't have sour milk, add one tablespoon of wh..." See moreite vinegar or lemon juice to the milk and let it stand 5 minutes before using. I followed this recipe exactly except I sprinkled the cookies very lightly with powdered sugar while they were still warm. That made these pretty cinnamon-colored cookies look even more appealing. Thanks, Carol, for such a great recipe."
"Absolutely wonderful!! I made this recipe exactly as written. Exactly 12 minutes in the oven is perfect. I followed the sour milk/vinegar tip also. The cookies were light and flaky and delicious. Afte..." See morer baking the first few pans, I started rolling the dough into balls instead of dropping it on the pan. It worked fine both ways. The recipe made three dozen cookies -- twice as many as listed. Try these. You surely will love them."
"mmm...these were so yummy! great tender texture with slightly crisp edges. I mixed 1 teaspoon of cider vinegar (all I had) with the milk and let it sit for 10 minutes or so and used it in place of t..." See morehe sour milk. Next time I will add more nuts and maybe a little cloves or nutmeg, to give it a little "deeper" flavor."
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