|Butter and bacon fat||1 Cup (16 tbs), mixed|
|Butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Bacon fat||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), mixed with butter|
|Sugar||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Vanilla||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Pastry flour||4 Cup (64 tbs), unsifted|
|Baking powder||2 Teaspoon|
Cream first four ingredients together until light, then work in the sifted dry ingredients.
Chill dough for easier rolling, and then roll out to 1/8 inch thickness on a lightly floured board.
Cut into shapes: rounds, stars, diamonds, etc.
Place on greased cooky sheets and sprinkle with coarse granulated sugar.
Bake at 375F for 8 to 12 minutes, depending on size and thickness.
Remove from the oven when edges begin to color lightly