Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies

Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Awana Burkeen

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Just like granny use to make..

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Ingredients

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  • 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

  1. ln a large bowl, measure all ingredients except egg white and topping.
  2. With mixer at medium speed, beat until well mixed - scraping sides of bowl; mixture will be crumbly.
  3. Shape dough into ball and wrap with waxed paper; refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours until easy to handle.
  4. When ready to start baking, preheat oven to 400 degrees and lightly grease cookie sheets.
  5. On lightly floured surface, roll half of dough at a time, keeping the rest refrigerated.
  6. For crisp cookies, roll dough paper-thin and for softer cookies roll out dough 1/8 to 1/4-inch thick.
  7. With floured cookie cutters, cut dough into various shapes.
  8. Reroll dough trimmings and continue to cut shapes.
  9. Place cookies 1/2-inch apart on cookie sheets.
  10. To glaze, brush tops of cookies with the beaten egg white and water mixture.
  11. Sprinkle cookies with finely chopped nuts or granulated sugar beaten with 1 tablespoon of water.
  12. Bake for 8 minutes at 400 degrees or until very light brown.
  13. Remove 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




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