Spectacular Sugar Cookies
appeared on our doorstep one day, we call her the Mary
Poppins of Sherwood, she brightens up any room she enters,
and she brought with her a holiday cookie recipe that spreads
joy throughout your entire body.
cups all purpose flour
1 and a half teaspoons baking powder
6 tablespoons butter
one/third cup shortening
three/quarters of a cup sugar
1 tablespoon milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
one/quarter teaspoon salt
Mix together flour, baking powder, and salt. Beat butter and shortening for
40 seconds, add sugar and beat till fluffy, add egg, milk and vanilla,
beat well. Add dry ingredients to beaten mixture, till nice and combined.
Cover and chill for at least 3 hours. Working with one/half of the
dough at time on a lightly floured surface, roll into a one/eighth
thickness, cut into desired shapes, you can use all sorts of fun cookie
designs, and sprinkle with colored sugar. Place on an ungreased cookie
sheet. Bake in a preheated oven at 375 degrees for about 8 minutes
or until done. Makes 36 to 48 cookies.
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