Mom's Never-Fail Sugar Cookies

Yield: 3 servings ( Serving Size: dozen )
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  • 1 teaspoon(s) baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon(s) cream of tartar
  • 2 whole(s) eggs
  • 3 cup(s) flour
  • 3 tablespoon(s) milk
  • 1 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 3/4 cup(s) shortening (butter/margarine)
  • 1 cup(s) sugar
  • 1 teaspoon(s) vanilla


  1. 1. Mix dry ingredients.

  2. 2. Cut in shortening until crumbly.

  3. 3. Add remaining ingredients.

  4. 4. Roll out thinly (1/4 inch).

  5. 5. Cut in desired shapes.

  6. 6. Bake at 375.

  7. *Dough can be chilled overnight but must be at room temperature to cut.
November 2011

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