Icebox Cookies II

Cooking Recipes Catalogue

An easy icebox cookie recipe of my mothers. This recipe is credited to a Mrs. E.S. Cryan of Oakland, CA.

INGREDIENTS (for 3 servings):


  • Cream shortening with sugars. Mix in beaten eggs. Sift together flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon; mix into creamed mixture. Stir in nuts and vanilla.
  • Make rolls about 2 inches in diameter. Refrigerate overnight.
  • Slice about 3/8 inch thick, and place on greased cookie sheets.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 12 to 15 minutes.