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Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Submitted by no_excuses

Makes 54 servings



Old-fashioned rolled sugar cookies

Recipe Ingredients for Sugar Cookies

3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup vegetable shortening
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
2 large eggs, well beaten
1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Recipe Directions for Sugar Cookies

  1. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Stir and sift again.

  2. Cream shortening and sugar. Add well-beaten eggs and vanilla and mix thoroughly.

  3. Add dry ingredients to wet, stirring just until combined. Chill dough about 20 minutes.

  4. Roll out dough to about 1/4-inch thick and cut with cookie cutters. Bake at 400 for 6 minutes.

  5. Allow to cool before icing as desired.

Categories

Dessert, Christmas, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 19.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
88
Calories from Fat
37
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.1g
6%
Saturated Fat
1.2g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
8mg
3%
Sodium
26mg
1%
Potassium
21mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
11.8g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0.2g
1%
Sugars
5.6g
Protein
1.1g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 2%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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