Grandma Thompson's Washboard Cookies

Grandma Thompson's Washboard Cookies Recipe

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Carla Skiles

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@Masnick

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!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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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

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




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