Smashing Good Cookies

Smashing Good Cookies Recipe

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shirley schmuck


had this for 40 years, the recipe, not the cookie, and it's just as good as it ever was. if you put cream of tarter in anything it's going to be a hit. roll these in colored sugar instead of white and you've got a wonderful Christmas tea cookie. they melt in your mouth.


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2 c
3/4 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
cream of tarter
1 c
powdered sugar
1/2 tsp
1 tsp
almond extract
1/2 c
1/2 c
1/2 tsp
butter extract
1 tsp

How to Make Smashing Good Cookies


  • 1Sift dry ingredients together into a bowl. Cut in shortening and butter.
  • 2Combine remaining ingredients and add to the dry mixture.
  • 3Shape into 1-inch balls and roll in granulated sugar. Place 2 inches apart on greased cookie sheet. Smash down with bottom of glass dipped in sugar.
  • 4Bake at 350* for 10-13 minutes. Do NOT overbake.

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About Smashing Good Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #tea, #cookie

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