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The Best Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Julie Wysocky
Added: Sunday, October 4, 2009


6 cups flour
1-1/2 tsp. baking soda
1-1/2 tsp. baking powder
3/4 tsp. salt
1-1/2 cups butter flavor Crisco
3 eggs, beaten
1-7/8 cups sugar
1/2 cup milk
1-1/2 tsp. vanilla

Sift together flour, soda, baking powder, and salt. Cut in Crisco. In a separate bowl combine eggs, sugar, milk, and vanilla. Mix together 2 mixtures until smooth. Roll out real thin. Bake at 375 degrees for 6 minutes or just until edges start to turn brown. Do not over bake. Frost when cool.

6-8 cups powdered sugar
1-2 tsp vanilla
3 T. butter, melted

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe was given to me from my husband's grandmother, Dorothy Wysocky.




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