Formed Cookies Divinity

Connie posted 05-01-98

Divinity Cookie --- recipe from
An easy to make, delicate cookie...nice for wedding receptions.

2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup white sugar
1 cup shortening
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup chopped nuts


1. Combine dry ingredients. Cream sugar, shortening, egg and vanilla. Mix dry ingredients into creamed mixture and blend in nuts.

2. Roll into balls, place on cookie sheet and flatten with a fork. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 10 to 12 minutes. Makes 3 - 4 dozen

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