|Sugar||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)|
|Vegetable shortening||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)|
|Sifted flour||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Baking powder||2 Teaspoon|
Cream sugar, vegetable shortening, eggs, milk, and vanilla.
Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; blend into egg mixture.
Roll 1 1/8 inch thick on lightly floured surface; cut with cookie cutter.
Place on ungreased cookie sheet; bake at 375° for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
Remove from sheet immediately; sprinkle with sugar, if desired.