Total Time
1hr 27mins
Prep 1 hr 15 mins
Cook 12 mins

This recipe for sugar cookies has been passed down in my famiy for generations. I always try to make them with my children atleast once during the holidays.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream together sugar and shortening.
  2. Sift together dry ingredients.
  3. Mix together eggs, milk, and vanilla.
  4. Add dry ingredients and liquid ingredients alternately to creamed sugar/shortening mixture.
  5. Chill for one hour.
  6. Cut into rounds or shapes.
  7. Bake in a 350 degree oven until golden.
  8. Approximately 12 minutes.
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This is a nice basic sugar cookie recipe. I cut them into rounds with a biscuit cutter and sprinkled with colored sugar before baking. Easy to make and yummy. Thanks for posting! Made for PAC Spring 2009.

Lvs2Cook April 12, 2009