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Christmas Sugar Cookies Recipe

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

Mom and Grandma Musolff
Added: Thursday, October 18, 2007


3 1/2 c. Sifted All Purpose Flour
4 tsp. Baking Powder
1 tsp. Salt
1/4 c. Milk
1 c. Margarine, Butter or Crisco
2 c. Sugar
2 Eggs
1 tsp. Vanilla
Optional: 1 tsp. Lemon Extract

Sift flour, baking powder and salt together. Mix margarine and sugar until blended. Beat in eggs, vanilla (& lemon). Mix in sifted dry ingredients.

Chill several hours or overnight. If dough is crumbly add a bit more milk.

Roll out to 1/8" thickness on floured board. Cut into desired shapes. Place on greased baking sheet. Decorate with colored sugar or plain sugar if desired.

Bake in a 400 over for about six (6) minutes or until lightly browned. Store in airtight container. Can also frost after baked and cooled.




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