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Paradise Bakery Sugar Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Paradise Bakery Sugar Cookies, by , is from What's Cooking In The Neighborhood , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Jenny Barlow
Added: Wednesday, October 15, 2008


1 C. sugar
1 C. confectioners sugar
2 C. shortening
3/4 tsp. vanilla extract
1 egg, beaten
4 1/3 C. cake flour
3/4 tsp. baking soda
3/4 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
Sugar for decorating

Preheat oven to 375.
In a medium bowl, mix together the sugars and shortening using an electric mixer. Mix on slow speed for 30 seconds, then scrape down the bowl with a spatula. Increase speed to medium and mix for 3 minutes. Slowly add vanilla extract and egg while mixing.
In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Gradually add the flour mixture to the mixing bowl, mixing on slow speed until just blended. Do not overmix.
Dough may be rolled out on lightly floured board and cut with cookie sheet. If scooped, flatten with palm of hand.
Bake at 375 for 9-10 minutes. Cookies are done when small cracks appear, ideally, the edges do not brown. Sprinkle liberally with sugar after baking.

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Makes 3 dozen cookies




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