This section is from the book "Queen's Of Cuisine", by Martha Logan. Also available from Amazon: Queens of Cuisine.
1 cup Swift'ning.
2 cups brown sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla 2 eggs.
3 1/2 cups sifted flour.
1 teaspoon salt.
1 teaspoon soda.
1 cup chopped nut meats.
Cream Swift'ning, brown sugar, and vanilla. Add eggs and mix well. Sift flour, salt, and soda together; add nut meats and combine with creamed mixture. Mold into 2 rolls (2 inches diameter), wrap in waxed paper, and put into refrigerator over night or until needed. Chill rolls one-half hour in freezing compartment of refrigerator for ease in cutting cookies. Slice very thin, bake on ungreased cookie sheet. Store in loosely covered box to assure cookies remaining crisp.