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Crisscross Cookies - An easy great tasting vanilla cookie recipe sure to please!

Crisscross Cookies!
Libby has kindly shared another of her family cookie recipes for us all to enjoy. It's one of her most requested cookies for sure!
These Criss Cross cookies are very easy to make with simple ingredients, but don't be fooled by that! These cookies are really so addictive, you will find they will disappear in no time at all, so guard your cookie tin!
Recipe by Libby Myrick
Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: Approx 8 minutes

Yield: Makes 8 dozen

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Ingredients

4 cups sifted flour
1 1/2 teaspoons soda
2 teaspoons cream of tarter
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/3 cup shortening
2 1/2 cups brown sugar packed
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
1 teaspoon lemon extract
3 eggs

Instructions

1. Sift flour, measure. Sift again with soda, cream of tartar and salt.

2. Cream shortening. Add sugar gradually. Add vanilla and lemon flavoring and eggs. Beat until light and fluffy. Add flour mixture.

3. Mix until smooth. Chill for several hours.

4. Roll into balls and place on greased cookie sheet. (I use parchment paper). Press lightly with tines of a fork, making a criss cross pattern.

5. Bake 375 F for 8 minutes or until lightly browned.

Crisscross Cookies
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
8 mins
Total Time
18 mins
 
Servings: 8 dozen
Ingredients
  • 4 cups sifted flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons soda
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tarter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/3 cup shortening
  • 2 1/2 cups brown sugar packed
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 3 eggs
Instructions
  1. Sift flour, measure. Sift again with soda, cream of tartar and salt.
  2. Cream shortening. Add sugar gradually. Add vanilla and lemon flavoring and eggs. Beat until light and fluffy. Add flour mixture.
  3. Mix until smooth. Chill for several hours.
  4. Roll into balls and place on greased cookie sheet. (I use parchment paper). Press lightly with tines of a fork, making a criss cross pattern.
  5. Bake 375 F for 8 minutes or until lightly browned.
Crisscross Cookies - An easy great tasting vanilla cookie recipe sure to please!

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