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Favorite Homemade Sugar Cookies

FAVORITE HOMEMADE SUGAR COOKIES

from Confessions of a Plate Addict

INGREDIENTS

  • 3/4 cup butter flavored Crisco
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt

 

DIRECTIONS

Cream Crisco and sugar.

Add eggs and vanilla and mix well.

Gradually stir in flour, baking powder and salt.

Cover and chill at least one hour…preferably overnight.

Roll chilled dough 1/8 inch thick on floured wax paper.

Cut with cookie cutters and place on ungreased cookie sheet. (I use parchment paper.) Sprinkle with colored sugar if desired.

Bake at 350 degrees for 6 to 10 minutes. Allow to cool.

Makes 3 dozen cookies.

from Confessions of a Plate Addict

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