Sunday, February 1, 2009

Sugar Cookies

From Tauna:

Sweetheart Sugar Cookies

½ c butter or margarine

½ c sugar

1 tsp vanilla

2 eggs

2 tsp baking powder

2 ¾ c flour

Cream butter and sugar together until smooth. Add eggs, vanilla, and baking powder and mix well. Add and flour and combine thoroughly. It will be a very stiff dough. Immediately roll to 1/8 inch thickness and cut as desired. Bake on top rack of 400* oven for 6 to 7 minutes or until lightly brown. Immediately remove from baking sheets and cool on wire racks.

Easy Soft Sugar Cookies

1 c sugar

½ c milk

½ c shortening

½ tsp salt

2 eggs

4 tsp baking powder

1 tsp vanilla

3 ½ c flour

Cream sugar and shortening. Add eggs, vanilla, milk, salt, and baking powder. Mix well. Stir in flour until completely blended. Chill dough for ease in rolling. Roll out to ¼-inch thickness and cut out desired shapes. Bake at 300* for 10 minutes or until lightly brown on bottom.

From Kristen:

Sugar Cookies

1 1/2 c. sugar
1 c. butter
2 eggs
2t. vanilla
1t. salt
1 1/2 t. baking powder
3 3/4 c. flour

Cream sugar and butter. Add eggs and vanilla. Mix in dry ingredients.
Bake at 375 for 8-9 minutes.
I usually check them after 5 minutes depending on how small they are.