Tender Italian Sugar Cookie

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

I found these delicious little cookies in my Taste Of Home magazine..I am making them again tomorrow to freeze for Christmas..They are so soft and delicious...


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Serves:

3 dozen

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

3/4 c
shortening
3/4 c
sugar
3
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla extract
3 c
all purpose flour
3 tsp
baking powder
1/8 tsp
salt

ICING

1/4 c
milk
2 Tbsp
butter, melted
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
2 1/2 c
confectioners' sugar
food coloring and colored sugar, optional

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
2
Shape dough into 1 1/2 in. balls. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheets.

Bake at 400 degree for 8 - 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.
3
For Icing:

In a small bowl, combine the milk, butter, vanilla and confectioners' sugar until smooth.

Tint with food coloring if desired. Dip the tops of cookies in icing; allow excess to drip off. Sprinkle with colored sugar if desired.

Place on waxed paper; let stand until set.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies