Angel Acres Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies
2/3 c . shortening
2/3 c. butter (softened)
1 1/2 c sugar
3 1/2 c. flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
2 tsp. vanilla
Heat oven to 375*.
Beat eggs slightly in large mixing bowl.
Add remaining ingredients; mix on medium speed (using mixer) until ingredients are well blended and form a ball.
Separate dough into two balls and flatten with palm of hands.
Wrap in wax paper or plastic wrap and place in refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
Roll on slightly floured surface until 1/8" thick and cut dough with cookie cutters into desired shapes.
Sprinkle with colored sugar and bake for approximately 10 minutes or until edges are light brown.
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This recipe is from my mother-in-law, Carol Deibel. She makes them whenever the grand kids go over to visit and we snag them too!