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This recipe for MARY'S SUGAR COOKIES, by Pat Simmons, is from The Standley Family Cookbook,
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1 1/2 c. powdered sugar 1 c. butter 1 egg 1 tsp. vanilla 1/2 tsp. almond extract 2 1/2 c. flour 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. cream of tartar
Mix powdered sugar and butter. Mix in eggs, vanilla and almond extract. Measure flour. Mix in dry ingredients. Refrigerate 2-3 hours. Roll dough to about 1/4 inch thickness or a bit thicker. Using a cookie cutter, cut out cookies. You may sprinkle a bit of sugar on top. Bake at 375º on slightly greased cookie sheet for about 7-8 minutes or until lightly browned. Frost if desired.
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