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       Title: ELLA ZEEK'S SUGAR COOKIES
  Categories: Cookies, Holiday
       Yield: 48 servings
  
       3 c  All-purpose flour
   1 1/2 c  Brown sugar
     1/2 c  White sugar
       1 c  Shortening
     1/4 c  Milk
       2    Eggs
       2 ts Baking powder
     1/2 ts Salt
       1 ts Vanilla
  
   Cream sugars and shortening.  Add milk, vanilla and
   eggs and mix well. Stir in remaining ingredients and
   mix well. Refrigerate for about 1 hour.
    With floured hands roll teaspoonful of dough into a
   ball. Place on cookie sheet.  With three fingres
   together, press ball flat, leaving ridges down the
   middle. Bake in 400øF oven for 9 to 12 minutes or
   until lightly gold.
   
   Ella was a neighbor who was ten years older than God
   when I was a child. She always had these in her cookie
   jar, and usually would bake a dozen every day since
   the dough keeps so well. It is one of my all time
   favorites and I have never tasted them anywhere else.
  
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