ANGEL ACRES OLD FASHIONED SUGAR COOKIES

 

  • Cooking Time: 10
  • Servings: 16
  • Preparation Time: 80

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 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

Directions

  • 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.

Notes

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!

Categories: Cookies 

Author Credit: Carol Deibel

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