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“this recipe came from a gooseberry patch cookbook as requested from heather feather. it is attributed to ana kelly's(birmingham alabama)aunt cornelia.........ana kelly stated that these date back to the turn of the 20th century.”
1hr 15mins
2 dozen

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy.
  2. gradually add 1 cup sugar, beating well.
  3. add egg and vanilla;beat well.
  4. combine flour,salt,baking soda and baking powder.
  5. beat into batter alternatly with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture.
  6. shape dough into 2 discs,wrap well and refridgerate at least 1 hour.
  7. roll each disc to a 1/4 inch thickness on a floured surface.
  8. cut with a 3 inch cutter, place 1 inch apart on a lightly greased cookie sheet.
  9. sprinkle with sugar.
  10. bake at 400 degrees for 7-8 minutes.
  11. cool 1 minute and move to wire racks.

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