Preheat oven at 350F. Mix all ingredients well with 1 and 1/2 cup shortening. Do this with your hands. Roll out so they're at least 1/4 inch thick balls. Bake at 350F for 20 minutes. As soon as they are out of the oven, sprinkle on mixture of 1/2 cup of white sugar and 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon.
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana