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Grandma Bergren's Ice Box Cookies

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These are delicious!


2 cups brown sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup margarine
2-1/2 cups flour
2 eggs
Vanilla, to taste
1/2 to 1 cup black walnuts


Mix and form into a roll. Refrigerate overnight. Slice onto greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees until browned; 8-10 minutes.

Fred and Lind Polich
Coal Valley IL

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