This recipe is from Shirley McNevich's Mom's Best Recipes Vol 1. Published here with her permission.
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(by Shirley McNevich)
1 cup Crisco
2 cups white sugar
4 cups flour plus 3-4 TBSP extra
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1 cup milk
1 TBSP vanilla
1 tsp. salt
In a mixer, cream, Crisco, white sugar and eggs until light and fluffy. Add baking powder, baking soda, vanilla and salt. Slowly add the milk. Add flour one cup at a time. Mix until smooth.
Drop heaping teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheet. Sprinkle a little white sugar on each cookie before baking. Bake at 375 degrees 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.