Sugar Cookies
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Wednesday, 22 June 2011 01:04
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Always keep a batch of these handy when entertaining the younger crowd.  Heck!  Us old folks enjoy them just as well!

Created by:  Ralph Ford & Andrew

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup Crisco
  • 1 stick butter
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ½ tsp almond extract
  • 2 cups flour
  • ½ tsp cream of tartar
  • ½ tsp baking soda
    Directions:
  1. In a bowl, blend shortening and sugar until smooth
  2. Add egg and almond extract
  3. Fold in remaining dry ingredients
  4. Cover and refrigerate for 2 or more hours
  5. Make into small balls, place on greased cookie sheet
  6. Prepare bowl of granulated sugar; press cookies (to flatten) with measuring cup that’s bottom has been dipped in sugar
  7. Bake at 350° for 13-15 minutes

Yields about 50 2″-round cookies

 

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 May 2015 18:31