Animal Sugar Cookies
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Lemon extract||1 Tablespoon|
|Flour||3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)|
|Baking powder||2 Teaspoon|
Cream sugar and shortening in bowl until light and fluffy.
Add eggs, milk and lemon extract; beat well.
Sift remaining ingredients together; add to creamed mixture.
Cover and chill.
Roll out on floured surface to 1/4-inch thickness; cut with animal cookie cutters.
Place on lightly greased baking sheet.
Bake at 375 degrees for 8 minutes or until lightly browned.
Garnish cookies with colored icing if desired.