Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies

Awana Burkeen

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@angelkisses

Just like granny use to make..


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Ingredients

3.25 c
all purpose flour
1.5 c
sugar
2/3 c
shortening
2
eggs
2.5 tsp
baking powder, double-acting
2 Tbsp
milk
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 tsp
salt
1
egg white

TOPPING INGREDIENTS

finely chopped nuts
granulated sugar
1 Tbsp
water

Step-By-Step

1ln a large bowl, measure all ingredients except egg white and topping.

2With mixer at medium speed, beat until well mixed - scraping sides of bowl; mixture will be crumbly.

3Shape dough into ball and wrap with waxed paper; refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours until easy to handle.

4When ready to start baking, preheat oven to 400 degrees and lightly grease cookie sheets.

5On lightly floured surface, roll half of dough at a time, keeping the rest refrigerated.

6For crisp cookies, roll dough paper-thin and for softer cookies roll out dough 1/8 to 1/4-inch thick.

7With floured cookie cutters, cut dough into various shapes.

8Reroll dough trimmings and continue to cut shapes.

9Place cookies 1/2-inch apart on cookie sheets.

10To glaze, brush tops of cookies with the beaten egg white and water mixture.

11Sprinkle cookies with finely chopped nuts or granulated sugar beaten with 1 tablespoon of water.

12Bake for 8 minutes at 400 degrees or until very light brown.

13Remove cookies to rack; cool completely--Makes 5 dozen cookies.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy