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Sandy's Sugar Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Sandy's Sugar Cookies, by , is from Everybody Eats: Recipes from the Hartshorn, Jackson, Gomer, and Atkins Families, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Loeen Hartshorn Irons
Added: Sunday, June 5, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. butter, room temperature
2 egg yolks
1 c. sugar
3 c. flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/3 c. milk
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. orange flavoring

Directions:
Directions:
Cream together butter, egg yolks, and sugar. Blend flour and baking powder together and add to egg mixture. Batter will be very stiff. Begin adding milk slowly until well mixed. Add flavorings.
Divide dough into 4 portions and wrap each in waxed paper and chill until firm. To bake, roll out on floured surface and use cookie cutter or biscuit cutter. Transfer to a cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes. Cookies will not brown. Ice if desired, and store in airtight container.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 dozen
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes to assemble

 

 

 

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