Arny Cookies

Arny Cookies


"Don't know how these cookies got their name, but they stay soft and the frosting does, too! I usually tint the frosting with a little food coloring just to make them more festive."


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  • Calories:
  • 424 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 22.2 g
  • 34%
  • Carbs:
  • 53.5g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 3.8 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 49 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 341 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 deg. F (180 deg. C).
  2. Cream together shortening and granulated sugar.
  3. Beat in 4 eggs, then stir in flour, salt and baking soda.
  4. Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls on to ungreased cookie sheets.
  5. Bake at 350 deg. F (180 deg. C) for 10 to 12 minutes.
  6. Prepare frosting by combining melted butter, vanilla, 1 egg, and powdered sugar in a medium bowl. Beat with electric mixer until smooth. Frost cookies when they are cool.
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  1. 24 Ratings


Best sugar cookies ever! I found this recipe years ago on this website. I use it a lot. I recently moved and needed to make these cookies, but couldn't find the recipes because they were still p...

These were very good sugar cookies. I used 1/2 cup butter and 1 1/2 cups shortening. I didn't have enough shortening on hand and they spread out a bit, but were fine like that too. They were ...

This is a great recipe and the cookies turned out great! For the next time, I would _not_ include salt in the recipe.