Friday, December 7, 2012

Wedding Cookies
1 cup Crisco Butter Shortening 
2 cups powdered sugar, divided
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 cups finely chopped walnuts
Heat oven to 350 degrees.
Combine shortening, 1 cup powdered sugar and vanilla extract in bowl.  With an electric mixer beat on medium speed until well blended.
Combine flour, baking soda and salt in medium bowl.  Ad  to creamed mixture and mix well.  Stir in walnuts and mix well.
Roll dough into walnut-size balls and place on ungreased baking sheet about 1 1/2" apart.
Bake 15 minutes or until edges begin to brown slightly.  Cool on baking sheet until cool enough to touch, but still warm.  Roll in remaining 1 cup powdered sugar, place on cooling racks to cool completely.

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