Susan's Sugar Cookies
3/4 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
2 1/2 cups flour
Mix thoroughly the shortening, sugar, eggs, and vanilla.
Blend in the flour, baking powder, and salt.
Cover and chill for about an hour (less time if you're in a rush!)
Heat oven to 400 degrees.
Roll dough 1/4 inch thick on a lightly floured board.
Cut into shapes.
Place on ungreased baking sheet.
Bake 5-6 minutes or until very light brown.
Pairs Well With
This is an easy recipe for cut-out sugar cookies. I've used it for what I'll just say is a "lot of years!!"