sugar cookies

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By Tammy Taylor
from Norton, OH

This recipe was given to me over 25 years ago from an owner of a local ice cream shop. These cookies are delicious and easy to make. I do not add the lemon extract as I am not a big fan of lemon in my cookies.

serves 100 cookies
prep time 3 Hr
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For sugar cookies

  • 6 c
    flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 2 c
    butter, softened
  • 3 c
    sugar
  • 3
    eggs (beaten)
  • 6 Tbsp
    milk
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    lemon extract (optional)
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How To Make sugar cookies

  • 1
    Preheat oven at 350*
  • 2
    Sift dry ingredients together.
  • 3
    Cream shortening and sugar together.
  • 4
    Blend in eggs, milk and vanilla.
  • 5
    Blend in dry ingredients.
  • 6
    Chill in refrigerator for 2 hours.
  • 7
    Make balls and roll in sugar. Or.... You can also roll out and cut out shapes If you are going to put icing on the cookies, do not roll them in sugar
  • 8
    Place on baking sheet.
  • 9
    Bake for 10 minutes. Baking time may vary depending on your oven
  • 10
    Remove from baking sheet and cool
  • 11
    Add icing if desired

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