Grandma's caramel cookies

Yield: 1 Dozen

Measure Ingredient
3½ cup Pillsbury's Best All-Purpose flour
1 teaspoon Baking powder
½ teaspoon Salt
¼ teaspoon Soda
1½ cup Firmly packed brown sugar
½ cup Shortening
½ cup Butter, softened
1 Egg
⅓ cup Evaporated milk
1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
Sugar to sprinkle

Preheat oven to 400. In large mixer bowl combine all ingredients except granulated sugar. Blend well. Chill dough for easier handling.

Roll out half at a time on floured surface to ⅛-inch thickness. Cut into rounds with a 2½-inch cutter. Place on ungreased cookie sheets.

Sprinkle with sugar.

Bake at 400 for 8 to 10 minutes until light golden brown.

SOURCE: Pillsbury's Bake Off Cookie Book (Copyright 1967) Posted to Bakery-Shoppe Digest V1 #224 by novmom@... (Angela Gilliland) on Sep 07, 1997

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