Grandma Thompson's Washboard Cookies

Grandma Thompson's Washboard Cookies Recipe

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Carla Skiles

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These cookies were a staple in my childhood. My grandmother was the best cook I have ever known. It was always a great treat to go to her house after school to find these delicious cookies! Enjoy!

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Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
shortening
2
eggs
1/4 c
hot water
1 tsp
vanilla
1/4 tsp
salt
2 c
brown sugar
1 tsp
baking soda
1 c
coconut
2 1/2 c
flour
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder

How to Make Grandma Thompson's Washboard Cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cream shortening and sugar well.
  • 2Blend in beaten eggs.
  • 3Add soda with hot water and blend into creamed mixture.
  • 4Add coconut and flour; sift dry ingredients together and add to the egg mixture.
  • 5Roll dough into balls and flatten to 1/4 inch thick and mark with a fork.
  • 6Bake at 400 degrees for 10 minutes.

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About Grandma Thompson's Washboard Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy