1 cup Crisco
2 cups brown sugar packed
1/2 cup buttermilk milk or water
3 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
Cream together Crisco, sugar, eggs and milk. Mix flour with soda and salt, and blend into creamed mixture. Chill dough for 1 hour.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Drop teaspoonfuls 2" apart on greased cookie sheet. Bake at 8-10 minutes or less. Remove immediately from cookie sheet and cool on wire rack.
GLAZE: Combine powdered sugar with a little milk and vanilla. May add coloring, but then use less milk.