Black Walnut Cookies

Preparation info
  • Makes

    4½ dozen

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

By Nell B. Nichols

Published 1972

  • About

Tastes like sour cream cookies Grandma served with applesauce


  • ½ c. shortening
  • ¾ c. sugar
  • 1 egg


  • Cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla.
  • Sift together dry ingredients. Add to creamed mixture alternately with sour cream. Stir in walnuts.
  • Drop by teaspoonfuls about 2" apart onto greased baking sheet. Press flat with bottom of drinking glass, dipping glass into sugar before pressing each cookie.
  • Bake in mo