Makes about 6 dozen

Buttermilk gives these sugar cookies a tart, irresistible flavor.

How to Make It

Step 1

Blend together sugar, shortening and eggs. Add vanilla and buttermilk.

Step 2

In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; stir into sugar mixture. Add more flour as needed to make a firm dough.

Step 3

Chill for 2 to 3 hours or overnight.

Step 4

On a floured surface, roll out dough to a 1/4-inch thickness. Cut out with cookie cutters; place on greased baking sheets.

Step 5

Bake at 350 degrees for 7 to 8 minutes. Let cool. Frost and decorate as desired.

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