Sunday, February 17, 2013

#2681 - Soft Drop Sugar Cookies

(by Cousin Cathy [Minier] Ulrich)

4 cups flour
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda dissolved in 2 TBSP warm water
2 tsp. vanilla
1 3/4 cups white sugar
1 cup Crisco shortening
1 cup milk
3 eggs

In a mixer add white sugar and Crisco--beat. Add eggs--beat. Add salt, baking powder, baking soda/water--beat. Add vanilla and milk--beat. Slowly add flour--beat (continue with a wooden spoon if too stiff for the mixer). Drop by spoonfuls on to greased cookie sheets. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes.

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