You are here: Home » Recipes » Refrigerator Cookies Refrigerator Cookies Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 5 dozen These cookies have an excellent flavor and are very crisp. PrintEmail Ingredients 4 cups flour1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon cream of tartar1 teaspoon salt1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened1/2 cup shortening2 cups packed brown sugar2 -- eggs1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 cup chopped pecans Instructions Sift the flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt together. Cream the butter, shortening and brown sugar in a large bowl until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs and vanilla until smooth. Add the dry ingredients and mix well. Stir in the pecans. Shape the dough into 2 rolls, each 2 inches in diameter. Wrap individually in waxed paper or plastic wrap. Refrigerate or freeze until ready to bake. Cut the rolls into slices 1/8 inch thick. Arrange on a nonstick cookie sheet. Bake at 350F for 8 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. Recipe reprinted with permission from Betty Sim’s Southern Scrumptious Entertains (Scrumptious, Inc., Decatur, Alabama, 2002).