Sunday, November 16, 2008

Rolled Sugar Cookies

This is my mom's sugar cookie recipe, and since it is so yummy I have never tried making them any other way.

2/3 cup butter or shortening
3/4 cup sugar
1 egg
1/2 tsp. vanilla
2 cups flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
2-3 Tbsp. milk

Cream butter and sugar together and beat. Mix in vanilla. Add dry ingredients and mix. Add milk and mix.

Chill dough 2 -3 hours (I sometimes skip this step if I don't have time).

Roll to 1/2 inch thich and use cookie cutters to make desired shapes. Bake at 350 degress for 8-10 minutes.

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