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Sugar Cookies Recipe

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

Amy Miller
Added: Saturday, October 11, 2008


3/4 C white shortening
3/4 C margarine
2 C white sugar
4 eggs
2 tsp vanilla
5 C flour
2 tsp baking powder
3 C confectioners sugar
1 tbsp light corn syrup
2 tbsp softened butter
3 tbsp hot water
2 tsp salt

Cream shortenings, eggs, sugar and vanilla. Mix in dry ingredients. Chill up to 24 hours. Roll out thick and bake at 400 6-8 min. Mix frosting ingredients and frost cookies when cool.




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