Butter Thins

A blank canvas of a cookie, ready to accept vanilla, orange rind, slivered almonds… or walnuts, as the recipe suggests.

From a box sold in Canby, Oregon.

Butter Thins

1/ 4 c. butter
1/ 4 c. Crisco
1/ 3 c. sugar
1/3 c. brown sugar
1 egg
1-1/3 c. flour
3/4 tsp. soda
3/4 tsp. vanilla
1/3 cup walnuts

Melt shortening–add sugar. Mix well. Add egg, then dry ingredients–put in roll–chill. Slice thin. 375 deg. 10 min.

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