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Mom's Drop Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Brenda Walker
Added: Sunday, April 1, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. sugar
2 eggs, beaten
1 c. milk mixed with 1 tsp. vanilla
1 c. shortening
2 tsp. vanilla extract

4 1/2 c. flour
1 tsp. baking soda
2 tsp. baking powder
Pinch of salt

Directions:
Directions:
Beat together sugar, eggs, milk, shortening, & vanilla. Sift together flour, soda, baking powder, & salt and slowly add to sugar mixture. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto well-greased tins. Bake at 350 for 10 - 12 minutes. Cool completely.

After cooling:

1/2 c. margarine, melted
1 box powdered sugar
1 tsp. vanilla

Beat together, adding small amounts of milk until desired consistency. Drop onto cooled cookies and sprinkle with colored sugar for desired holiday.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
5 dozen cookies
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These were the family favorites at holidays--Mom always had these on hand for visitors, too--if Greg hadn't wiped them out!

 

 

 

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