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Clothes Pin Cookies

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  • THE FILLING: Mix 3/4 cups sugar, 1 egg, 3 tablespoon flour and 3/4 cup milk, and cook until thick. Let cool. Then add 1 cup shortening, 1/2 stick butter, 1/2 cup Crisco and 1 tsp. vanilla. Mix shortening with pudding with mixer. Best to make filling 1st and have it chilling in the fridge. When cookies are cooled, squeeze the filling in the cookies.
  • THE COOKIE: Mix 3 cups flour, 1 1/4 cups water, 2 tablespoons of sugar and 2 eggs yolks. Mix as you would pie dough and refrigerate 1 hour. Roll out like for pie dough and spread with 1/2 cup Crisco.
  • Fold over and put in frig. for 1 hour. Repeat this step 3 more times.
  • When ready to bake, roll out for baking. Take 1/4 of dough roll 1/8 inch thick and 1/2 inch wide. Wrap around clothes pins. Wrap loose and make sure to overlap the edges. Bake until brown at about 400°F about 10 minutes. Take off clothes pin as soon as they come out of the oven and let cool.

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My Grandma would make these cookies every year. These are my fav (and the most fatty cookie too) I finally got the recipe from an aunt. It was pretty hard to find old fashioned clothespins any more, since they make the clippy ones. The cookie outside is flaky and the inside is creamy. They take a long time to make but they are worth it. Enjoy.

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