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Grandma's Sugar Cookies

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Serves: 30 (1 cookie each)

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All you need:

  • 1 c. shortening
  • 1 c. granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 c. milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 1/4 c. all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Powdered sugar, Sugar Cookie Frosting or icing, optional

All you do:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cream together shortening and sugar. Add eggs, milk and vanilla.
  3. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add to creamed mixture.
  4. Dust surface with powdered sugar. Roll out dough, cut with cookie cutters and place on parchment paper-lined cookie sheet.
  5. Bake for 9 to 11 minutes.
  6. Remove cookies to wire rack to cool.
  7. When cookies are cool, dust with powdered sugar of frost with your favorite frosting or icing.

Daily Values:

0% vitamin A 2% calcium
0% vitamin C 4% iron

Nutrition Facts per serving:

Calories: 130 Protein: 2g
Carbohydrate: 16g Saturated Fat: 1.5g
Cholesterol: 15mg Sodium: 120mg
Dietary Fiber: 0g Sugars: 7g
Fat: 7g Trans fats: 0g
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