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Mom's Sugar Cookies

Mom's Sugar Cookies Recipe

Makes about 60

Ingredients

3 cups sifted all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

1-1/4 cup granulated sugar

1 cup solid vegetable shortening

3 large eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Method

Sift together flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. Add shortening, mixing with a
fork.
Add
eggs and vanilla, stirring until well incorporated. Chill dough for several
hours or
overnight.
Pre-heat oven to 375 F.
Roll out chilled dough thinly on a floured
surface. Cut
with cookie cutters and bake on ungreased cookie sheet for about 8 minutes or
until
lightly golden in color.
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