Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies

Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies Recipe

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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

How to Make Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies

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.

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About Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy