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Sugar Cookies

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  Granulated sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Melted shortening/Salad oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Sifted all purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Cream of tartar 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Blend sugar well with shortening.
Stir in beaten eggs and vanilla.
Sift flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, and salt; add to shortening mixture gradually while mixing well.
Chill until easy to handle.
Then turn out onto lightly floured board.
Roll to 1/8" thickness, then cut with floured 3" scalloped cutter.
Arrange cookies on a greased baking sheet, about 2" apart.
Sprinkle with granulated sugar and cinnamon if desired then bake in a moderately hot oven of 375°F for 10-12 min.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Cook Time: 
12 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2049 Calories from Fat 880

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 100 g153.1%

Saturated Fat 19.8 g98.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 423 mg141%

Sodium 1803.2 mg75.1%

Total Carbohydrates 246 g81.9%

Dietary Fiber 6.8 g27%

Sugars 52 g

Protein 39 g77.9%

Vitamin A 87.4% Vitamin C 0.18%

Calcium 11.1% Iron 75.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Sugar Cookies Recipe