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Shortcake Cookies

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Shortcake cookies are very easy to make cookies. These cookies are often decorated with sugar, raisins, currants and jams. Shortcake cookies can be served as snack or as dessert on special occasions like Christmas, Valentines or birthdays.
Ingredients
  All purpose flour 1 Pound
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Rum 1 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 2 Drop
  Lemon rind 1⁄2 Teaspoon, grated
  Margarine 1⁄2 Pound
Directions

MAKING
1)In a bowl, add and mix all the ingredients to stiff dough.
2)Knead until smooth and pliable. Let it sit for one hour in refrigerator to get cold and firm.
3)Roll it thinly and cut into various shapes.
4)Bake at moderate heat about 375 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes.
5)Decorate with coarse sugar, currants, colored sugar, chocolate or lemon frosting, or sandwich.

SERVING
6)Serve the shortcake cookie with jam.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Flour
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
12 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
30

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