Grandma's Sugar Cookies with Lora's Twist

Lora Brinkman

By
@Lora_Brinkman

My grandma used bacon grease in this recipe instead of butter. You don't taste the bacon and it makes the cookies brown on top.

I ice with Royal Icing
2 large egg whites plus 3 c. powdered sugar. Mix until smooth. Thicker consistency is good for piping. Thinner for spreading. Add a little water to make it thinner. More sugar to thicken.


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Rating:

Serves:

36

Prep:

4 Hr

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
butter
1 1/2 c
sugar
2
eggs, beaten
2 tsp
vanilla
1 tsp
salt
3 Tbsp
milk
3 3/4 c
flour

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix together butter, sugar, eggs, and vanilla.
2
Add in half of flour and salt. Mix well.
3
Add in milk
4
Add in rest of flour. Mix until well combined.
5
Wrap dough in plastic wrap. Chill dough 3-4 hours
6
Preheat oven to 400
7
Roll thin and cut with cookie cutters
8
Decorate with colored sugars or half a pecan prior to baking or Royal Icing after baked and cooled.
9
Bake at 400 for about 8-10 minutes until light brown on bottom.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: German