Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies

App & Osborne Family Cookbook 2004
Jo Stone

Ingredients
2/3 C shortening
3/4 C sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
1 egg
4 tsp. milk
2 C sifted flour
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt

Directions
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease cookie sheets.
2. Thoroughly cream shortening, sugar and vanilla. Add egg and beat until light and fluffy. Stir in milk.
3. Sift together dry ingredients, then blend into creamed mixture.
4. Divide dough in half; chill 1 hour.
5. On lightly floured surface, roll dough to 1/8″ thickness. Cut into desired shapes with cookie cutters.
6. Bake on prepared cookie sheets for 6-8 minutes. Cool slightly; remove from pan.
7. Makes 2 dozen.

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