Sunday, January 27, 2013

Pete's Sugar Cookies

Another recipe from KK's friend Pete.

2/3 cup shortening
2 cups flour
2/3 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 eggs, well beaten
1 and 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon vanilla

  1. In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar. 
  2. Add eggs and vanilla and mix. 
  3. In a separate bowl, sift together flour, salt and baking powder.
  4. Add flour mixture to the egg mixture and stir to mix well. 
  5. Chill dough completely. 
  6. When ready to use, preheat oven to 400 degrees. 
  7. Roll dough out on a lightly floured board until the dough is 1/8 " thick. 
  8. Cut dough as desired.
  9. Place on lightly greased baking sheet.
  10. Bake for 10 minutes in the oven.
  11. Decorate as desired or sprinkle with sugar.

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