Farmer Cookies
30 mins (prep 20, cooking 10)
16 ingredients
4 servings
A good, old fashioned, mid-western cookie! We grew up eating these cookies. My grandma made them often! This recipe calls for melting the shortening and then creaming it with the sugar. I think that is the secret to making these cookies so crispy and light!

Categories:  <-30-mins , easy , kid-friendly , drop-cookies , cookie-and-brownie , time-to-make , dessert ,
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Serving Size (422.56 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 1563.77 Calories from Fat 411.39
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 45.71g 281.31%
Saturated Fat 6.83g 136.69%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 12.42mg 16.56%
Sodium 1621.32mg 270.22%
Total Carbohydrate 277.47g 369.96%
Dietary Fiber 13.12 g 209.97%
Sugars 131.75 g %
Protein 31.82g 254.59%
Vitamin A 79.93IU% Vitamin C 0.89mg%
Calcium 326.79mg% Iron 11.6mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
vegetable shortening, crisp rice cereal, flaked coconut