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Sugar Cookies- Michelle's Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kate Brown
Added: Thursday, April 30, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. shortening
1 1/2 c. sugar
1 egg
1 can evaporated milk (13 oz.)
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. soda
2 tsp. vanilla
3/4 tsp.salt
4 c. flour

Directions:
Directions:
Cream shortening, sugar, and egg. Add milk and vanilla. Add sifted dry ingredients. DO NOT add too much flour, just enough to have dough hold together. The less you mix the dough, the better the cookies will be. Cut out cookies and bake @ 350 for 11 minutes. Do not let cookies brown. Cool and then frost.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
3 dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is my Mom's recipe for her famous sugar cookies. I've never been able to make them and have them taste quite as good as hers, but I keep trying!

 

 

 

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