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Spicy Sugar Cookies

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This is a wonderful chewy cookie!

Ingredients

1-1/2 cups shortening
2 cups sugar
2 eggs
1/2 cup honey
4 tablespoons milk
2 teaspoons vanilla
5 cups flour
2 teaspoons cinnamon
3 teaspoons baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1 1/2 teaspoon salt

Instructions

Cream together shortening and sugar. Blend in eggs, honey, milk and vanilla. Sift together flour, cinnamon, baking soda, nutmeg and salt and add to creamed mixture. Mix well. Chill. Form into small balls. Dip one side in milk, then in sugar. Place on greased cookie sheet, sugar side up. Bake at 375 degrees for 8-10 minutes. Let stand briefly before removing from cookie sheet.

Joni Cross
Cambridge




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