|Sugar||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)|
|Shortening||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
|Baking soda||1 Teaspoon|
|Eggs||2 , beaten|
|Almond extract||1 Teaspoon|
In mixer bowl cream together sugar and shortening till light and fluffy.
Stir together flour, baking soda, and salt.
Combine eggs, milk, almond extract, and vanilla.
Add to creamed mixture alternately with flour mixture, beating well after each addition.
Cover and chill dough 1 to 2 hours or overnight.
Roll dough on lightly floured surface to 1/4 inch thickness.
Cut with floured cookie cutters into desired shapes.
Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake at 375° for 10 to 15 minutes.
Cool on wire rack.