Blue Ribbon Winner Holiday Cutout Cookies

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READY IN: 30mins
YIELD: 8 Dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cream shortening and butter with powdered sugar til light and fluffy.
  • Add eggs one at a time til incorporated; mixing well; add extracts til blended.
  • Sift flour, baking soda and cream of tartar in separate bowl. Stir with whip until well blended.
  • Add dry mixture to batter; mixing just until incorporated and creamy. Do not overbeat.
  • Chill in bowl for at least 4 hours or overnight.
  • Roll out on lightly floured board or between Saran Wrap sheets.
  • Cut out and transfer to lightly greased cookie sheets.
  • Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes. Do not overbrown. Edges should be very light brown.
  • Leave on cookie sheet exactly one minute before transferring to cooling rack. The cookie should have a crisp melt in your mouth texture.
  • Souce: Blue Ribbon Winner Cookie Entry Minnesota State Fair 1987.
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