Grandmother Patten's Vanilla Cookies
Mrs. Elizabeth L. Upton, Mablehead, Mass.
How to Make Grandmother Patten's Vanilla Cookies
- 1Heat oven to to 375 degrees for moderate oven.
Butter cookie sheets.
- 2Cream sugar and shortening, add vanilla and egg yolks, beat well. Add sour cream and milk .
Sift flour with salt and soda and stir into mixture.
Dough will be stiff.
- 3Roll out paper thin. It is much easier to roll the dough if it is chilled two or three hours in the refrigerator.
Sprinkle with sugar if desired, then cut.
- 4Bake on buttered cookie sheet in moderate oven 375 degrees about 10 minutes.