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Crisp Sugar Cookies

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Ingredients
  Shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1 , lightly beaten
  Milk 3 Tablespoon
  Vanilla extract 2 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 2 2⁄3 Cup (42.67 tbs)
  Cream of tartar 2 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Colored sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Raisins 1 Ounce
Directions

MAKING
1) Into a bowl add in the butter and sugar and using an electric beater, cream well
2) Tip in the milk, eggs and vanilla and mix well
3) Add in the flour, cream of tartar, baking powder and mix well to form a dough
4) Cling wrap the dough and place in the refrigerator overnight
5) Use a quarter of the dough at a time
6) Place the dough onto a cookie sheet and out into 1/4 inch thickness
7) Cut into desired shape using cookie cutter and remove any extra dough to combine with the remaining dough kept in the refrigerator
8) Decorate he cookies with sugar, raisins and the decorator candles
9) Bake in the oven for 10 minutes at 350 F till lightly browned
10) Cool the cookies completely before serving
11) Repeat with the remaining dough kept in the fridge

SERVING
12) Place the cookies onto a plate and serve with a jar of milk

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Butter
Interest: 
Kids, Quick, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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