Thursday, September 9, 2010

Most Delicious Sugar Cookies

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 egg
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
1tablespoon butter
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
2-3 tablespoons milk

Cream together sugar & butter.  Add all other ingredients and food color.

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