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Grandma's Sugar Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Grandma's Sugar Cookies, by , is from Iowa Family & Consumer Sciences Educators for Progress, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Marilee Schmalen - HMS and CCE
Added: Thursday, April 30, 2009


1/2 c. shortening
1/2 c. butter
1 1/2 c. sugar
2 eggs
2 T. Milk
4 cups sifted flour
1 1/2 tsp. of baking soda
1 1/2 tsp. cream of tartar
1 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp. salt

Cream butter, shortening and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add eggs, milk and vanilla.
Mix together sifted flour, soda, salt and cream of tartar. Add to butter/egg mixture.
Mix well.
Prepare dough in round balls.
Press down with class dipped in sugar. Sprinkle extra sugar if desired.
Bake 350 for 9-10 minutes




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