Christmas Sugar Cookies--Or Anytime

Recipe by Mimi in Maine
READY IN: 21mins
YIELD: 8 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix the shortening, sugar, vanilla, and eggs till light and fluffy.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients.
  • Chill 3-4 hours or overnight (I do mine overnight).
  • On a well-floured surface, roll thin.
  • Cut in shapes.
  • Place on ungreased baking sheet.
  • Sprinkle sugar on top of them.
  • Bake 350-375 degrees (depending on oven) for 6-8 minutes depending on your thickness.
  • Cool on a rack.
  • You may also decorate them with and icing; there are a couple of good ones on Zaar.
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