Sunday, December 16, 2007

Sugar Cookies

1 heaping cup of sugar
2 eggs
1/3 cup milk
1 t. vanilla
4 cups flour
1 t. baking powder
1 cup shorting
1/2 t. salt

Beat sugar and eggs until lemon color. Beat in the soda, milk and vanilla. add the rest and mix.
Chill until cold. Roll out thin and cut into shapes.
Bake in a 375 degree oven about 12 minutes.
Yields about 3 1/2 dozen cookies but it will vary widely depending on the size and shape of your cookies.