Elaine's Sugar Cookie Recipe

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Yield: 1 serving
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  • 3 cup(s) sugar
  • 1 cup(s) shortening
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 teaspoon(s) vanilla
  • 6 cup(s) flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) baking soda
  • 3 tablespoon(s) baking powder
  • 2 teaspoon(s) cream of tartar
  • 1/2 cup(s) milk


  1. Cream together sugar, shortening, eggs vanilla
  2. mix flour, salt and soda, baking powder and cream of tartar
  3. Add alternately to creamed mixture with 1/2 milk
  4. Make inot a ball and roll our on floured board. Cut cookies. Place on greased cookie sheet. Cook in preheated onven of 400º for 5 ro 7 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove and put on cooling rack. Ice as desired.
March 2013

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