Monday, September 26, 2011

Uncle Charlie's Icebox Cookies

Thoroughly Modern Betty...sometimes.
This recipe was posted by Nancy for Grandma B. Her Uncle Charlie was a lumberjack and railroad cook in the 1920-1935 era.

2 c brown sugar
1 c shortening
2 eggs
1 tsp soda
1 tsp salt
1 c chopped walnuts
3 1/2 c flour

Mix all ingredients with mixer and shape into 3 or 4 long bars on wax paper.  wrap in wax paper and chill.   Cut into 1/4inch slices.  Place on cookie sheet and bake at 350F.

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