Soft Sugar Cookies
|All purpose flour||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
|Baking powder||2 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Butter/Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Egg||1 , beaten|
|Buttermilk||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Sift flour, measure and resift 3 times with baking powder, salt and nutmeg.
Cream shortening, gradually add the sugar and continue to beat until light and fluffy.
Add egg and beat well.
Stir in one-third of flour, then add milk and remaining flour, beating thoroughly.
Do not add more flour.
This amount is just right to form a soft dough that is not sticky, but easily handled for rolling when the dough is thoroughly chilled.
Chill dough in refrigerator for several hours.
Roll to about 1/4-inch thick.
Cut with 2 or 3-inch cookie cutter.
Place on greased baking sheet and bake at 400° F. (moderately hot) for about 12 minutes, or until delicately browned.
Makes 3 dozen cookies, 3 inches in diameter.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2656 Calories from Fat 882
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 100 g154.4%
Saturated Fat 60 g299.9%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 453.4 mg151.1%
Sodium 1559.8 mg65%
Total Carbohydrates 397 g132.4%
Dietary Fiber 8.6 g34.4%
Sugars 151.3 g
Protein 44 g88.2%
Vitamin A 61.1% Vitamin C 0.03%
Calcium 102.4% Iron 93.8%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet