grandma mac's sugar cookies

Categories
Cookies
Yield
1 Servings
MeasureIngredient
2 cups Granulated sugar
1 cup Shortening
Whole eggs
1 cup Sour cream
5 cups Flour
1 teaspoon Baking soda
1 teaspoon Salt
1 teaspoon Baking powder
½ teaspoon Nutmeg

Cream sugar and shortening. Add eggs and mix thoroughly. In a small bowl combine flour, soda, salt, baking powder and nutmeg. Alternately add dry ingredients and milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. (Dough will be stiff). Chill overnight. Roll out ½ inch thick and cut with large cookie cutter. Sprinkle with sugar. Bake 10-12 minutes in moderate (350) oven.

NOTES : Instead of dairy sour cream we always used 1 cup of milk to which 1 tablespoon of vinegar had been added.

Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #918 by MAMacR@... on Nov 20, 1997

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