Yikes, twice in one week I have share old family recipes.
Makes about 2 dozen
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup mincemeat (prepared)
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
½ tsp ground cinnamon
Cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy; add egg and beat well. Add mincemeat, mixing well.
Combine flour, soda, and salt; mix well, and stir into creamed mixture. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets.
Bake at 350 degrees F. for 10 - 11 minutes.