Simple Cutout Cookies

Simple Cutout Cookies

1 cup shortening

2 cups sugar

2 eggs

4 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon salt

1 cup milk

2 teaspoons vanilla

5 cups flour – (5 to 6)

Cream shortening and sugar together. Add the rest of the ingredients one at a time in order of appearance on the list, mixing each thoroughly. Chill at least 1 hour. Roll out to 1/4 inch thickness and cut into desired shapes. Bake on a greased cookie sheet 10 to 12 minutes in a 350ºF oven. Should not brown at all, but should be cooked through.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *