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Ethel's Sugar Cookies (for Christmas Cookies) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Nancy Gliha
Added: Friday, November 28, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 cup shortening (part butter or margarine)
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1/2 tsp. lemon flavoring or 1 tsp. vanilla
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt

Directions:
Directions:
Mix shortening, sugar, eggs and flavoring thorougly. Measure flour by sifting. Stir flour, baking powder, and salt together; blend in. Chill at least 1 hour.

Heat oven to 400 (mod. hot). Roll dough 1/8" thick on lightly floured board. Cut with 3" cookie cutter. Place on ungreased baking sheet. Bake 6 to 8 minutes, or until cookies are a delicate golden color.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
48 cookies

 

 

 

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