Sunday, March 15, 2009

Aunt Judy's Sugar Cookies

These are my Aunt Judy's sugar cookies and I absolutely LOVE them! They bake up like cake cookies are incredibly soft and are easy on the wallet, as they have Crisco, not butter! Hope you all enjoy them!

Sugar Cookies

1C. shortening (preferably butter flavor)
1C. sour cream
2 eggs
1 1/2tsp baking soda
1 1/2tsp baking powder
2C sugar
1 1/2tsp vanilla
5-6C. flour

-Combine and mix shortening, sour cream, eggs, vanilla and sugar. Slowly add in remaining dry ingredients. Chill for at least 1 hr. Roll out to approx 1/4 in. and cut into desired shapes. Bake at 350* for 10-12 min. Enjoy!

1/2 c shortening
1/2 c butter
1tsp almond extract (optional, but why leave it out?!! Its so good!)
1tsp vanilla
4 c powdered sugar
2 tbsp. milk
-cream butter, shortening until smooth. Add sugar 1 cup at a time. Add milk and food coloring if wanted.

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