My Grandmother's Sugar Cookies

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Michelle_My_Belle

I found a delightful little box in my bottom turnaround, it was labeled recipes. I sifted through and separated all the hand written ones: This is my grandmother's recipe for sugar cookies--I wish I remembered eating any she made. I was raised in New Jersey while she was in Michigan, but my dad would always make them.

Top Review by blancpage

I love sugar cookies and this was a good recipe. The only shortening I had was butter-flavored Crisco. I think the lemon extract would be a great change, but all I had was vanilla. I had to replace the milk or cream with Almond Breeze Original Almond Milk. Made for Please Review My Recipe tag game. I will make again, as these are hard to stop eating! :) Thanks for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix together thoroughly shortening, sugar and egg.
  2. Stir in milk or cream and flavoring.
  3. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt and stir it into the mixture.
  4. Chill dough.
  5. Roll very thin (1/16 in.).
  6. Cut into desired shapes.
  7. Place on greased sheet and sprinkle with sugar.
  8. Bake until delicately browned.
  9. Bake at 425°F for 5-7 minutes.

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