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Crispy Sugar Cookies With Shortening

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Crisp Sugar Cookies is a very tempting snack which you would love to serve to your dear ones. Enjoy this recipe on the coming get together party!
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs), sifted
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon

1. Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt.
2. Cream together the shortening and sugar and mix in the egg. Add the dry ingredients alternately with the milk and lemon extract and blend. Chill the dough overnight.
3. Preheat oven to hot (400° F.).
4. Roll the dough to five-eighths inch thickness on a floured pastry cloth. With floured springerle boards or rolling pin, press out the desired shapes and cut apart with a floured knife.
5. Transfer to greased cookie sheets and bake seven to ten minutes.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2710 Calories from Fat 992

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 112 g172.6%

Saturated Fat 28.8 g143.8%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 217.1 mg72.4%

Sodium 1473 mg61.4%

Total Carbohydrates 397 g132.4%

Dietary Fiber 6.8 g27%

Sugars 204.8 g

Protein 34 g68%

Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C

Calcium 50% Iron 73.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Crispy Sugar Cookies With Shortening Recipe