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Sugar Cookies Recipe

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

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lisa Meyer
Added: Sunday, November 13, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/3 cup butter
1/3 cup shortening
2 cup flour
3/4 cup sugar
1 egg
1 tablespoon milk
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon vanilla
dash salt

Directions:
Directions:
Oven to 375
Beat butter and shortening with electric mixer until softened and creamy. Add half the flour. Add sugar, egg, milk, baking powder, vanilla and salt. Beat until combined. Beat or stir in remaining flour. Divide dough in half. Wrap in plastic wrap and chill at least 3 hours.
Roll chilled dough on floured surface to 1/8 inch thickness. Cut with cookie cutters. Place shapes on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 7-8 minutes. Cool on pan one minute then remove to wire rack. Ice as desired with royal icing or cookie glue and colored sugar.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
about 42 cookies
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is the best recipe I have found over the years. They are tender and delicious, but sturdy enough to decorate with sprinkles or turn into cookie sticks!

 

 

 

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