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Ethel's Sugar Cookies

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Ingredients
  Shortening 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (Part Butter / Margarine)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Lemon flavoring/1 teaspoon vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs) (Gold Medal)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Mix shortening, sugar, eggs, and flavoring thoroughly.
Measure flour by dipping method or by sifting.
Stir flour, baking powder, and salt together; blend in.
Chill at least 1 hr.
Heat oven to 400° (mod.hot).
Roll dough 1/2 thick on lightly floured board.
Cut with 3" cooky cutter.
Place on ungreased baking sheet.
Bake 6 to 8 min., or until cookies are a delicate golden color.

Recipe Summary

Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Sugar

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