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Mary's Sugar Cookies Recipe

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1 c. sifted confectioner sugar
1 c. butter
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla extract
tsp. almond extract
2 c. flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. cream of tartar

Mix sugar and butter.
Add eggs, vanilla, and almond extract.
Stir together flour, cream of tartar,and baking soda. Add to egg mixture.

Chill 2-3 hours.
Roll and cut out.
Place on greased cookie sheet.
Bake at 375 for 7-8 minutes




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