These are some of my favorite cookies in the whole world. They are perfect for any occasion. Enjoy!
Need: 2 cups Flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
2/3 cups sugar
1/3 cups shortening
6 tablespoons butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 tablespoon milk
step 1: Sift flour, salt & baking powder together
step 2: In separate bowl cream together sugar, shortening, and butter
step 3: add milk, egg, and vanilla and beat until smooth
step 4: add flour mixture and beat until all dry ingredients are picked up (turns to dough)
Wrap and refrigerate over night
Roll 1/2 of your dough on pastry sheet floured. (for flour mix 1/2 powdered sugar and flour)
Cut with your favorite cookie cutters and bake at 350 on a cookie sheet for 6-7 (until a little browned) tip: if they are undercooked they fall apart
cool on rack and ice.
2 cups powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
2-3 tablespoons milk
Cream together sugar & butter. Add all other ingredients and food color.