|Sifted all purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs) (Robin Hood)|
|Baking powder||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Soft shortening||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (Part Butter)|
|Granulated sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Measure flour, baking powder, salt and nutmeg onto waxed paper.
Stir thoroughly to blend.
Cream shortening and butter until light and fluffy.
Gradually add sugar, mixing until creamy.
Beat in eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Add dry ingredients, combining thoroughly.
Chill dough for 2 hours at least (preferably overnight).
Roll out chilled dough on lightly floured bakeboard or pastry cloth to 1/8 inch thickness.
Cut out cookies close together using floured cookie cutter.
Place on greased baking sheet 2" apart.
Sprinkle with plain or coloured sugar, chocolate or coloured cake decorations.
Bake at 375° F (moderate) for 8-10 minutes.
Cool on racks.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 3211 Calories from Fat 1473
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 167 g256.2%
Saturated Fat 42.2 g211.1%
Trans Fat 20.2 g
Cholesterol 423 mg141%
Sodium 1712.7 mg71.4%
Total Carbohydrates 395 g131.5%
Dietary Fiber 7 g28.1%
Sugars 202.3 g
Protein 38 g77%
Vitamin A 9.8% Vitamin C 0.06%
Calcium 65% Iron 80.3%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet