Cut-Out Sugar Cookies

Serves: 24
Total Calories: 133


2/3 cup vegetable shortening
3/4 cup sugar
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1 3/4 cups flour, stirred and measured
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
4 teaspoons milk
2 tablespoons butter softened
1 cup powdered sugar, sifted
1 tablespoon cream
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


Thoroughly cream shortening and sugar. Add egg beat until mixture is light and fluffy. Add vanilla and almond mix in thoroughly. Add sifted dry ingredients together with milk mix until blended. Chill 1 hour for ease in handling. Roll out dough to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut into desired shapes. Arrange on greased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees F. for 6 to 8 minutes or until done. Cool if desired, frost with butter frosting: blend together butter and sifted confectioners' sugar stir in cream and vanilla until smooth. Makes 2 dozen cookies. Recipe may be doubled.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 24
Total Calories: 133
Calories from Fat: 60

This Cut-Out Sugar Cookies recipe is from the Managing Your Meals Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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