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Sugar Cookies Recipe

Makes 60 cookies


  • 1 1/3 cups sugar
  • 1 1/3 cups shortening
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 4 tsp baking powder


1. Cream sugar and shortening together until creamy.
2. Add vanilla and eggs, mixing well.
3. In a separate bowl, mix together flour, salt and baking powder.
4. Add wet ingredients, mixing well.
5. Place teaspoonfuls of dough on ungreased cookie sheet and bake at 350 F for 10 to 12 minutes or until just barely browned.
6. Let cool on cookie sheet about 1 minute and then dip top of each cookie into a bowl of sugar, coating the entire top.
7. Place on cooling rack to cool completely.


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Preparation Method:Baking

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