Gold Cookies

Crispy edges, soft center, finely ground nut and cinnamon flavor. The longer they sit in closed container the better they taste.




½ c. soft shortening, 1½ c sugar,4 egg yolks, 2 tablespoons milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 1½ c flour, ½ teaspoon baking powder, ¼ teaspoon salt, ¾ c finely chopped nuts, 2 teaspoons cinnamon

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Mix together shortening, sugar and egg yolks, Stir in milk and vanilla, Sift together and stir in flour, baking powder, salt. Mix liquids and dry together and chill. When chilled roll into balls the size of walnuts, roll balls in a mixture of chopped nuts and cinnamon. Place 3 inches apart on baking sheet, Bake until lightly browned on edges, but do not overbake. Bake at 400 degrees, for 12 to 15 minutes.