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Granny’s Sugar Cookies with Butter Cream Icing

February 8, 2017

Granny’s Sugar Cookies with Butter Cream Icing

Cookies:
3 cups flour
1 1/4 cups sugar
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp baking powder
1 cup shortening
3 eggs, slightly beaten
1 Tbsp vanilla or almond extract

Preheat oven to 375° F. Sift together flour, sugar, salt and baking powder; cut in shortening with a fork. Add eggs, vanilla and mix well, chill for 30 minutes or so. Roll out a portion of dough on floured surface. Cut with floured cookie cutters. Work in left over dough into next portion and repeat. Bake 8 to 10 minutes. Cool.

Butter Cream Icing:
1 lb powdered sugar (1 1/2 cups)
3 Tbsp butter, soft
1/4 cup milk or so
1 tsp vanilla

Cream together powdered sugar, butter, milk and vanilla….add more milk if necessary. Beat until smooth, but stiff. Separate into portions and add food coloring to each if desired. Decorate cookies.
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