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Basic Sugar Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Basic Sugar Cookies, by , is from Mary and John's Family and Friends Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mary Hare
Added: Wednesday, January 24, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 c sifted flour
2 eggs
2 tsp. Baking powder
c milk
tsp. Baking soda
1 tsp. Vanilla extract
tsp. Salt
tsp. Lemon extract
1 c soft butter
tsp. Nutmeg
2 c granulated sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Sift together flour, baking powder, soda, nutmeg and salt in large bowl. Combine butter, sugar eggs and flavorings. Cream on high speed for 2 minutes. Lower speed and add milk and flour mixture gradually until blended (about 3 minutes). Scrape bowl as necessary. Refrigerate dough until easy to handle. Set oven at 375 degrees to preheat. Grease cookie sheets. Roll dough on lightly floured board. For crisp cookies, roll to 1/8 inch thick. For soft cookies roll to inche thick. Cut with floured cookie cutter. Place on prepared cookies sheets, brush with milk and sprinkle with colored sugar. Bake for 10 12 minutes until edges become light brown. Remove from cookie sheet and cool on paper towels.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
A real favorite that can be decorated for any occasion.

 

 

 

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