INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED.
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 1 cup white sugar
- 2 large egg, beaten
- 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
- 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon (optional)
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or Almonds (optional)
- 1. First, Add: cream of tartar, butter (softened), white sugar and brown sugar in a Bowl (mix together). In a separate bowl mix egg and vanilla (beat well). I use a whisk to do this. Then mix all these together to create a creamed mixture.
- 2. Second, combine dry ingredients (flour, cinnamon, salt and baking soda) to creamed mixture. Stir in nuts if desired. Note: I prefer to mix these by hand, but using an electric mixer is much faster.
- 3. Third, Shape the dough on a lightly floured surface (using a rolling pen) into three 10-inch X 1-inch rolls. Then tightly roll the dough.
- 4. Finally, Tightly wrap each roll in waxed paper. Freeze for at least 12 hours.
- 5. Take out of freezer and Cut into 3/8-inch slices and place on greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 6-8 minutes. Lastly, remove from oven and move to a wire rack to cool. And then ENJOY!
- Note: Yields about 7 dozen cookies.
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In conclusion, Refrigerator cookies are one of the first things I learned to bake growing up. My Grandma taught me how to bake when she visited. And to this day, Refrigerator cookies are still one of my favorite recipes to make.