Amish Sugar Cookies

Amish Sugar Cookies Recipe

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paula price


I got this recipe from "Church Suppers" cookbook. These are nice soft cookies. I used colored sugars to decorate them for Halloween and will definitely make this one again.


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15 Min
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  • 2
  • 2 c
  • 1 c
    vegetable shortening
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch
  • 5 1/2 c

How to Make Amish Sugar Cookies


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In the bowl of an electric mixer, cream together one of the eggs, sugar, and shortening. Add the other egg, milk, baking soda, baking powder, vanilla, salt and flour. Turn the dough out onto a floured bread board and cut into your favorite shapes. Sprinkle with colored sugars. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes, then cool on a rack.

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