|3 1/4||cups||flour, all-purpose|
|1 1/2||cup||mincemeat||from jar, or make your own (recipe see links below)*|
Combine flour salt and soda. Cream shortening, adding sugar gradually and cream until fluffy. Add eggs and beat until smooth. Stir in mincemeat. Gradually add flour mixture, mixing well.
Drop by teaspoonsful about 2 inches apart on greased baking sheat. Bake in 400 degree oven for about 12 minutes.
Makes 48 cookies.
Note: These resemble a raisin cookie in flavor. If using homemade mincemeat, add some sugar, however the jar mince is recommended instead for a fruity taste.
First published: 1996-01-27 last updated: 2014-08-30
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