Crisp Sugar Cookies

Michi Ilundaria

"My Aunt Faye Brown's goto recipe for years, light and crisp. Perfect for when our little hands were grabbing the cookies to decorate, but so delightful to melt in the mouth."
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Original recipe yields 12 servings

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  1. combine in one bowl: flour, baking powder, salt and nutmeg.
  2. mix in bowl until light and fluffy: shortening, lemon extract, vanilla, sugar and egg
  3. mix together 1/2 of the flour mixture with the good fluff
  4. add the evaporated milk then the rest of the flour mixture.
  5. Put dough on lightly floured board. roll 1/8 inch thick. cut with floured cookie ctters and place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. For a softer cookie roll 1/4 inch thick instead.


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