Cookies

Sugar Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup shortening

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

  • 1/2 cup sugar

  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

  • 1 egg, unbeaten

  • 1 cup flour

  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 tablespoon milk

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F
  • Combine shortening, salt, nutmeg, sugar, vanilla and egg. Beat til smooth.
  • Sift flour, baking powder and baking soda. Combine with wet mixture and add milk.
  • Drop 1 teaspoon of dough onto a greased baking sheet and sprinkle with sugar. Bake 8-10 minutes.

Note: Makes about 3 dozen cookies.