Sugar CookiesSubmitted by: FIZZLESTIX
IntroductionPassed down in my husband's family.. my mother in law gave me the recipe and we LOVE them! Passed down in my husband's family.. my mother in law gave me the recipe and we LOVE them!
2/3 c shortening
1 c sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla
2 medium sized eggs (slightly beaten)
3 c flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/3 c milk
1 box (four cups) powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla
3 tbs shortening
small amount of milk
Cream shortening, sugar, eggs and vanilla until thick and fluffy.
Combine flour, baking powder and salt. Add alternately with milk.
Refrigerate for 1 hour. Dough is light and slightly sticky.
Use pastry cloth, well floured and rolling pin cover to roll out.
Bake 10-12 minutes at 365 degrees. Cookies do not brown.
Combine all ingredients, mix well.
Leftover can be refrigerated for up to two weeks or
Number of Servings: 60
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CRAFTYBRITCHES.
Rate This Recipe
Member Ratings For This Recipe
Are these cookies soft or crisp? - 2/16/10
Reply from FIZZLESTIX (7/17/11)
They're on the crisper side. You can replace the shortening with butter for a slightly softer cookie.