Jo Anne’s (Sour Cream) Cookies

Ingredients:
– 1/2 cup soft shortening
– 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
– 2 eggs
– 1 cup thick sour cream
– 1 tsp vanilla
– 2 3/4 cups flour
– 1/2 tsp baking soda
– 1/2 tsp baking powder
– 1/2 tsp salt

Method:
1. In large bowl, combine shortening, brown sugar, and eggs.
2. Mix well.
3. Stir in sour cream, and vanilla.
4. In another bowl, combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
5. Add to large bowl.
6. Stir together.
7. Chill at least 2 hours.
8. Drop by rounded tsp on cookie sheet 2 inches apart.
9. Bake at 400° for 8-10 minutes.

From 1950 Betty Crocker Cookbook via Jo Anne Keiser. Makes about 3 dozen cookies.