LEMON COOKIES for 100 By Freda

Recipe Rating:
 2 Ratings
Serves: 100 (2) per person
Prep Time:
Cook Time:

Ingredients

LEMON, ORANGE, OR VANILLA COOKIES
FOR 100 @ 2 PER PERSON
18 lg whole eggs
1 Qt shortening
3 1/2 Cups butter or margarine
2-3 TBS lemon flavoring
1 3/4 Qts sugar
5 1/2 Qts flour sifted
1 1/2 Tbs salt
3 1/3 tsp baking soda
USE THE FOLLOWING FOR ROLLING
COOKIES IN;
1 1/2 cups sifted powdered sugar

The Cook

FREDA GABLE Recipe
x6
Well Seasoned
Vanc. (born in Savannah, Ga), WA
cookin4me
Member Since Jun 2010
FREDA's notes for this recipe:
Need cookies for a large crowd??
This is a commercail recipe, this recipe makes 2 cookies per person,@ 2" size. Serves 100 persons.

This recipe came from My Step-Dads Military days, and is a military Recipe from when he was in the Marine Corp.
Its a family recipe.
This is printed in his memory, for Don B. Jones.

Tip: Lemon, Orange and Vanilla Cookies Variations are listed in recipe.
Make it Your Way...

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Directions

1
Pan size: 18X26 (makes 8 pans) @ 2 cookies each
Bake @ 375 12-14 min.
Preheat Oven.
TIP: (This is a Commercial recipe)
Must have a very Large Commercial mixer, or Cut recipe in 1/2 & make 2 batches.
2
Place all ingredients in mixer in order listed.
Using Mixer at Low speed, Mis for 1-2 minutes, or til batter is smooth.
Scrape down sides of bowl during mixing.
3
Divide Dough into 10 portions.
Form into Rolls 2" thick and roll into Powdered sugar.
4
Slice each roll into 20 pieces.
Dip tops into powdered sugar, then place in rows, 4 X 6 on greased baking pans. (do not flatten these cookies.)
Bake 12-14 min.
Loosen from pan while warm, & remove from pan to cool.

TIP: For Orange Cookioes; you can omit the Lemon flavoring and add ORANGE Flavoring in its place along with 1 oz grated orange rind.
Tip 2:
For Vanilla Cookies; Omit Lemon flavoring and use 2 TBS Vanilla extract flavoring

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user Shelia Senghas earthbaker - Jan 27, 2012
Thanks Freda, this will really come in handy. I will be in charge of Hospitality at our Iris Regional Convention in Austin later this summer and I will have all my club ladies working on finger edibles.
user Stormy Stewart karlyn255 - Jan 27, 2012
Wow what would you mix this in?
user FREDA GABLE cookin4me - Jan 27, 2012
Thanks Ladies, Every once in a while we Need to Make a ton of Something even for Church gatherings.
Stormy as it says above, and Noted in the Photos, a COMMERCIAL MIXER works best. and is Recommended.
user FREDA GABLE cookin4me - Jan 27, 2012
Sheila, I have many more Military Cooks Recipes, and My Mom has an entire Box full. if More are Needed.

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