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Traditional Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Thelma Peterson (Gram)
Added: Saturday, February 23, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 c shortening
2 eggs
1 c sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp baking powder
21/2 c flour
1 tsp salt

Directions:
Directions:
Mix shortening, sugar, eggs and vanilla.
Blend in flour, baking powder and salt
Cover and chill 1 hour
Roll 1/8" thick and cut in shapes
Bake at 350 on ungreased cookie sheet til brown(10 min)
Decorate

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Gram would make this dough every December and we would cut and decorate Christmas cookies. This was a tradition the girls and I carried on when they were growing up.

 

 

 

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