04 December 2010

Recipe: Sugar Cookies

By Margaret White
friend of Lisa Tomey

2 cups shortening  
3 cups sugar
3 eggs
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
6 cups flour
4 tsp. baking powder
3/4 tsp. salt
1/2 cup milk

Cream shortening and sugar, mix in eggs, vanilla, and dry ingredients.  Add milk a little at a time. (May have to mix with hands). Sprinkle lots of flour on counter and on top of dough and roll out cookies.  Cut out shapes. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 for 10  - 11 minutes and let cool for a couple minutes before removing. 
This recipe makes about 60 cookies:

3 tablespoons butter
1 tsp. vanilla
2 2/3 cups powdered sugar
1/4 cup milk. 
For chocolate add 1/2 cup cocoa and little more milk.

No comments:

Post a Comment