Aunt Jennie’s Sugar Cookies

Aunt Jennie’s Sugar Cookies

1/2 C. crisco

1/2 t. lemon rind

1/2 t. nutmeg

1/2 t. salt

1 C. sugar

2 eggs, well beaten

2 T. milk

2 C. flour

1 t. baking powder

1/2 t. soda

Combine crisco, lemon rind, nutmeg and salt. Add sugar gradually, add beaten eggs and milk. Mix well. Add flour sifted with baking powder and soda. Mix well.

Drop from a teaspoon onto a greased cookie sheet. Let stand a few minutes, then flatten with a damp cloth-covered glass. Sprinkle with sugar.

Bake at 375°F. for 8-12 minutes. (You can roll in sugar after baking.)

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