Melts in your mouth - a rich cookie! Dough may be kept in refrigerator as long as 1 week, freeze dough for longer storage.
INGREDIENTS (for 3 servings):
- 1/2 cup shortening
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 1 egg
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
Mix shortening, sugar, egg and vanilla thoroughly. Blend flour, soda and salt; stir in.
Form into roll 2 1/2" across. Wrap in waxed paper. Chill until firm.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
With a thin sharp knife, slice 1/8 inch thick. Place a little apart on ungreased baking sheet. Bake 8 to 10 minutes.