Crispy Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Crispy Sugar Cookies Recipe
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Crispy Sugar Cookies Recipe

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My son Josiah enjoys making treats. This recipe is great for kids because it has two manageable time blocks—mixing and chilling the dough, then cutting out and baking the cookies.—Josiah Hildenbrand, San Leandro, California
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MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min.
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Colored sugar

Directions

In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and extract. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or until easy to handle.
On a floured surface, roll dough to 1/8-in. thickness. Cut with 2-1/2-in. cookie cutters. Place on greased baking sheets. Sprinkle with colored sugar.
Bake at 400° for 7-9 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: about 4 dozen.
Originally published as Crisp Sugar Cookies in Taste of Home February/March 2001, p14

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 141 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 121mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

  • 3/4 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Colored sugar
  1. In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and extract. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or until easy to handle.
  2. On a floured surface, roll dough to 1/8-in. thickness. Cut with 2-1/2-in. cookie cutters. Place on greased baking sheets. Sprinkle with colored sugar.
  3. Bake at 400° for 7-9 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: about 4 dozen.
Originally published as Crisp Sugar Cookies in Taste of Home February/March 2001, p14

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helenjo User ID: 2421610 84568
Reviewed Nov. 19, 2009

"I love Lemon Cookies, My friend passed this on to me, they are so.... good.

Helen B."

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