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Crisp Sugar Cookies Recipe
|Shortening||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Colored sugar||1⁄2 Teaspoon (Optional)|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Raisins||1 Tablespoon (Optional)|
|Chocolate-flavored decorator candies||1 Tablespoon (Optional)|
|Firmly packed brown sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Egg||1 , beaten|
|Vanilla extract||2 Teaspoon|
|All purpose flour||2 2⁄3 Cup (42.67 tbs)|
|Cream of tartar||2 Teaspoon|
|Baking soda||1 Teaspoon|
Calories 825 Calories from Fat 388
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 44 g67.6%
Saturated Fat 11.4 g57.1%
Trans Fat 5.4 g
Cholesterol 43.2 mg
Sodium 496.3 mg20.7%
Total Carbohydrates 100 g33.2%
Dietary Fiber 2.1 g8.3%
Sugars 46.7 g
Protein 9 g17.3%
Vitamin A 1.2% Vitamin C 0.11%
Calcium 4.8% Iron 20.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Add egg, milk, and vanilla; beat well.
Combine next 4 ingredients; add to creamed mixture, stirring well.
Cover and refrigerate overnight.
(Dough will be soft.) Work with one-fourth of dough at a time; store remainder in refrigerator.
Place dough on a lightly greased cookie sheet; roll out to 1/4-inch thickness.
Cut dough with floured cookie cutters, leaving 1 inch between each cookie.
Remove excess dough; combine with remaining dough in refrigerator.
Decorate cookies with colored sugar, raisins, and decorator candies, if desired.
Bake at 350Â° for 7 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
Cool on cookie sheets 3 to 5 minutes; remove from cookie sheets, and cool completely.
Repeat procedure with remaining dough