5 -6 cups
- Cream shortening and sugar together.
- Add in each remaining ingredient separately and allow to mix thoroughly up to flour.
- Add each cup of flour individually and allow to mix.
- Chill at least 1 hour.
- Preheat oven to 350°F.
- Roll out chilled dough to 1/4 inch thick and cut with your favorite cookie cutters.
- Bake on a greased cookie sheet for 10 - 12 minutes.
- Cookies should not be browned, but cooked through.