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Sugar Cookies Recipe

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

Vera Holton
Added: Saturday, November 17, 2007


2 c. sugar
2 c. shortening
2 eggs, beaten
1 1/4 c. buttermilk
4 c. flour
1 t. salt
2 t. soda
1 1/2 t. vanilla

Cream together sugar and shortening. Add eggs and mix. Add buttermilk, mix. Sift in dry ingredients and mix. Add vanilla, mix.

For cholcolate cookies, separate dough in half and add 1/2 c. cocoa to one batch.

Chill dough very well.

Pat dough onto floured surface to 1/2" thick. Cut with round cutter and place on cookie sheet. Sprinkle sugar cookie dough with sugar.

Bake at 350.




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