Arny Cookies Recipe

  • 2 cups shortening
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 pound confectioners' sugar
  1. Preheat oven to 350 deg. F (180 deg. C).
  2. Cream together shortening and granulated sugar.
  3. Beat in 4 eggs, then stir in flour, salt and baking soda.
  4. Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls on to ungreased cookie sheets.
  5. Bake at 350 deg. F (180 deg. C) for 10 to 12 minutes.
  6. Prepare frosting by combining melted butter, vanilla, 1 egg, and powdered sugar in a medium bowl. Beat with electric mixer until smooth. Frost cookies when they are cool.