Formed Cookies Sugar Cookies

posted by Angel 02-17-100 11:45 PM

Sugar Cookies

1 cup shortening (or half oleo, half shortening)
1 cup sugar
21/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon soda
1 egg -- slightly beaten
11/2 Tablespoons vinegar
1/2 teaspoon lemon juice


Cream sugar and shortening, (half oleo).

Sift flour, salt and soda into shortening and sugar mixture alternately with egg that has been slightly beaten with vinegar and lemon juice. Mix thoroughly and refrigerate an hour or more.

Preheat oven to 350 F.

Roll cold dough into small balls with hands. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten with glass dampened and dipped in sugar.

Bake at 350F. for 10 to 12 minutes.

Part may be baked at a time as refrigerated dough. Keeps well for some time.

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