Old Fashioned Lemon-Vanilla Sugar Cookies
|All purpose flour||2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)|
|Baking powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Egg||1 , beaten|
|Lemon extract||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Milk||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Raisins||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely chopped|
Sift flour, measure, then resift with baking powder and salt 3 times.
Cream butter and sugar; add egg, and beat until smooth and fluffy.
Stir in flavorings.
Add dry ingredients in 2 or 3 portions al ternately with the milk beginning and ending with flour and beating well after each addition.
Stir in raisins.
Chill dough and roll out 1/4-inch thick on a lightly floured board.
Sprinkle with granulated sugar and cut with a 2-inch cookie cutter.
Place on greased baking sheet and bake in a moderate oven (375° F.) for 8 to 10 minutes.
Makes about 3 dozen cookies.