This recipe for Virginia's Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies, by Virginia Young, is from Winter Family Recipes,
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2 cups sugar 1 cup shortening 2 eggs 1 tsp. vanilla 4 cups flour 1 tsp. soda 2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. nutmeg 1/2 tsp. salt 1 cup sour milk
Cream shortening and sugar, stir in eggs and vanilla. Mix the other ingredients alternately with the sour milk. Drop on greased cookie sheet, sprinkle sugar on top of each cookie. Bake at 350 degrees. Makes 4 to 6 dozen.
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