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Soft Buttermilk Sugar Cookies

 Soft Buttermilk Sugar Cookies
Gatherings are very important to my family, so we have lots of recipes that are favorites. My grandma introduced these cookies into the family a long time ago. The memory of her and these cookies go together!
33 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar, divided
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream shortening and 1 cup sugar until light and
  • fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder,
  • salt and baking soda; add to creamed mixture alternately with
  • buttermilk, beating well after each addition (batter will be moist).
  • Combine cinnamon and remaining sugar. Drop dough by tablespoonfuls
  • onto greased baking sheets. Sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar.
  • Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until edges begin to brown.
  • Remove to wire racks. Store in an airtight container. Yield: about
  • 2-1/2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cookie equals 90 calories,

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Soft Buttermilk Sugar Cookies (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 123 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 starch.