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Easy Sugar Cookies

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  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Almond extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg white 1

Sift flour, measure, and resift 3 times with baking powder and salt.
Cream butter well, blend in sugar, and add egg, beating vigorously until smooth and fluffy.
Stir in flavorings; then add flour and mix until smooth.
Chill dough; form balls 1/2 the size of walnuts, place on greased baking sheet, press flat with tines of fork.
(A flat bottomed glass covered with clean cheesecloth which has been wrung out of cold water may be used to flatten cookies.) Brush cookies with slightly beaten egg white and sprinkle with granulated sugar, crushed rock candy, or chopped nuts.
Bake in a moderately hot oven (400 °F.)10 minutes, or until delicately browned.
48 medium cookies.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2212 Calories from Fat 868

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 99 g151.9%

Saturated Fat 59.7 g298.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 453.4 mg151.1%

Sodium 1401.1 mg58.4%

Total Carbohydrates 293 g97.7%

Dietary Fiber 6.8 g27%

Sugars 102.1 g

Protein 36 g72.5%

Vitamin A 61.1% Vitamin C

Calcium 37.1% Iron 72.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Easy Sugar Cookies Recipe