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Vanilla Wafers


1/2 cup shortening

1 1/2 tsp vanilla

1 cup sugar

3 eggs

2 3/4 cup flour

2 tsp baking powder

1 tsp salt

2 tbsp milk


Beat the shortening,vanilla,sugar and 2 eggs together.

Sift flour,baking powder and salt together.

Add dry ingredients slowly to the creamed mixture alternating with small amounts of the milk.

Knead dough til smooth(dough should be stiff).

Cover and chill til firm.

Roll out on lightly floured board to 1/8" thick.

Cut in small circles and place on greased cookie sheet.

Beat the remaining egg and lightly brush top of each wafer.

Bake at 400 for 10-12 min being careful not to let get too brown.