Bethal's Sugar Cookies Aka Cut-Out Cookies

Total Time
24hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 24 hrs

My mother in-law's Christmas wasn't complete without these on the dessert table.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Add 1 tsp of vinegar to the milk.
  3. Sift together the flour, baking powder & baking soda.
  4. Cream together brown sugar, sugar, crisco & egg.
  5. Now add the lemon extract and the vanilla to the milk.
  6. Add the flour and the milk (alternating each) to the creamed ingredients.
  7. Mix the ingredients until a firm ball forms.
  8. Chill cookie dough at least one hour.
  9. Roll out chilled dough and cut into the desired shapes with your favorite cookie cutters.
  10. Bake at 425 degrees for 10-15 minutes.
  11. Let cool.
  12. Ice and decorate.
  13. ***The amount of cookies varies pending the size cookie cutter you choose to use***.


Most Helpful


lburkett December 23, 2009

Second time making them w/o Mom and they turned out GREAT! The key is not making them too thin. :) Enjoy!!

lmhuffman December 23, 2009

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