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       Title: Grandmother Kreiser’s Icebox Cookies
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 36 servings
       2 c  Margarine (not butter)
       1 c  Firmly packed light brown
       1 c  Granulated sugar
       2    Eggs
       2 ts Fresh lemon juice
       2 ts Vanilla extract
   4 1/2 c  All-purpose flour
     1/4 ts Baking powder
     1/4 ts Baking soda
     1/4 ts Cardamom
     1/4 c  Chopped walnuts
            Or pecans or almonds
     1/2 ts Salt
       1 ts Cinnamon
      Beat together the margarine and sugars until fluffy. Add the eggs and
   beat until well combined. Beat in the lemon juice and vanilla. Mix together
   the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cardamom, nuts, salt, and cinnamon,
   then stir the dry ingredients into the margarine mixture to make a stiff
   dough. Shape the dough into a long cylinder  and refrigerate overnight. THE
      Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.  Slice the cookie dough paper thin, 1/8
   inch is best, and arrange on a baking sheet. Bake the cookies until light
   brown, about 13 to 15 minutes. YIELD 36 COOKIES NATHALIE DUPREE COOKS