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smashing good cookies

(1 rating)
Recipe by
shirley schmuck
flowery branch, GA

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.

(1 rating)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For smashing good cookies

  • 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
  • 1/2 tsp
    butter extract
  • 1 tsp

How To Make smashing good cookies

  • 1
    Sift dry ingredients together into a bowl. Cut in shortening and butter.
  • 2
    Combine remaining ingredients and add to the dry mixture.
  • 3
    Shape 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.
  • 4
    Bake at 350* for 10-13 minutes. Do NOT overbake.