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Emily Henninger


36 servings


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Daniel's Mom's Sugar Cookies


  • ¾ cups shortening, part butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract, or lemon extract
  • 2 ½ cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. salt


Mix thoroughly shortening, sugar, eggs, and flavoring. Blend in flour, baking powder and salt. Cover; chill at least 1 hour.

Heat oven to 400. Roll dough 1/8" thick on lightly floured cloth-covered boards. Cut into desired shapes. Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake 6 to 9 minutes or until very light brown.