Christmas Logs


2 ½ cups sifted flour
½ cup confectioner’s sugar
¼ tsp salt
¾ cup shortening
½ cup light molasses
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup chopped nuts


Blend flour, sugar and salt. Cut in shortening, stir in molasses and vanilla and mix well. Chill dough for about one hour. Shape into small logs about 2 inches long and ½ inch thick. Roll in chopped nuts and bake on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 325 degrees from 10 to 15 minutes.

Recipe Yield

Makes about 5 dozen cookies 1x

Cookie Category:  Molded or Shaped

Difficulty: ★ ★ ★ ☆