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Old-Time Cinnamon Jumbles

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Old-Time Cinnamon Jumbles
Made with buttermilk … delicately soft and cake-like. “So easy … that making them is a thrill for the girls in the Home Economics classes each year,” according to Miss Sarah M. Knight of Buffalo, New York. And even her little sixth-graders report making them with great success in their own homes!
Mix thoroughly …
1/2 cup soft shortening (part butter) (Brenda: I used only butter)
1 cup sugar
1 egg
Stir in …
3/4 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon vanilla
Sift together and stir in …
2 cups sifted flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
Chill dough. Drop rounded teaspoonfuls about 2” apart on lightly greased baking sheet. Sprinkle with mixture of sugar and cinnamon (1/4 cup sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon). Bake until set but not brown.
Temperature: 400 degrees F (moderate hot oven).
Time: Bake 8 to 10 minutes.
Amount: About 4 dozen 2” cookies.