Angel Acres Holiday Sugar Cookies!
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
  • Colored / Red & Green Sprinkles
DIRECTIONS
  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees
  2. Beat eggs slightly in large mixing bowl.
  3. Add remaining ingredients; mix on medium speed (using mixer) until ingredients are well blended and form a ball.
  4. Separate dough into two balls and flatten with palm of hands.
  5. Wrap in wax paper or plastic wrap and place in refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
  6. Roll on slightly floured surface until 1/8" thick and cut dough with cookie cutters into desired shapes.
  7. Sprinkle with colored sugar and bake for approximately 10 minutes or until edges are light brown.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Every year my mother-in-law makes all of stockings - adults, kids, everyone - and her delicious sugar cookies always look fantastic and taste even better!!!