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The Ultimate Sugar Cookie

The Ultimate Sugar Cookie Recipe

Yes, these are delicious

Ingredients

3/4 cup Golden Crisco or Butter-flavored Crisco (shortening)

1 cup granulated sugar

2 eggs

1 tsp vanilla

2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour

1-1/2 tsp baking powder

1/4 tsp salt

Coloured decorations or icing

Method

Cream Crisco, sugar, eggs and vanilla in large mixer bowl at medium speed of
electric
mixer until light and creamy.
Combine flour, baking powder and salt. Add to creamed
mixture, mixing on low speed until well blended.
Cover dough and chill 1 hour,
if desired,
for easy rolling.
Preheat oven to 375°F.
Roll half of dough at a time. Roll
out dough on
lightly floured surface to 1/4-inch thickness.
Using a cookie cutter, cut in
desired shapes.

Place on ungreased baking sheets. Roll leftover pieces. Sprinkle with coloured
decorations or leave plain to decorate when cool.
Bake at 375°F for 8 to
10 minutes, or
until edges are light brown. (Time will vary with cookie size.)
Cool slightly,
then remove
to cooling rack.
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