Butter drop ins

Yield: 18 Servings

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Butter flavored shortening
¾ cup Sugar
1 tablespoon Milk
1 \N Egg
½ teaspoon Vanilla
1¼ cup Flour
¼ teaspoon Salt
¼ teaspoon Baking powder
½ cup Butter flavored shortening
1 pounds (4 cups) powdered sugar
⅓ cup Milk
1 teaspoon Vanilla


Heat oven to 375°. Grease or spray baking sheet. Set aside. Cream ½ cup shortening, sugar and milk in medium bowl at medium speed until well blended. Beat in egg and vanilla. combine flour, salt and baking powder.

Mix into creamed mixture. Drop lever measuring tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto baking sheet. Bake at 375° for 7 to 9 minutes. Remove to cooling rack. Cool completely before frosting. Frosting: combine ½ cup shortening, powdered sugar, ⅓ cup milk and 1 teaspoon vanilla in small mixing bowl. Beat at low speed of mixer for 15 seconds. Scrape bowl. Beat at high speed for 2 minutes or until smooth and creamy. Put the frosting in pastry bag and tint the frosting green to make a holly or wreath out of the cookie. Attach red hots for berries on the holly wreath. Press red hots into frosting to hold to cookie. These make nice cookies to make for name place tags. Just write the name of the person on the cookie with the pastry bag.

Recipe by: Tootie's Special Recipe Collection Posted to TNT - Prodigy's Recipe Exchange Newsletter by LVFG53A@... (MRS IRA M DENNIS) on Dec 14, 1997

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