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Iced Sugar Cookies

2-3 Dozen Cookies
Iced Sugar Cookies

Ingredients:

Sugar Cookie:

3/4 cup shortening

1 cup sugar

2 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla

2 cups flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon salt

Icing:

1 cup powder sugar

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

1 1/2 tablespoon water

Method:

Sugar Cookie:

Mix shortening, sugar, eggs and vanilla until smooth.

Mix in salt and baking powder.

Mix in flour.

Chill dough for at least 1 hour.

Preheat oven to 400 F.

Roll dough 1/8" thick, using a dusting of flour as you roll.

Place cookie cutouts on ungreased cookie sheet.

Bake 6 to 8 minutes.

Icing:

Mix powder sugar, vanilla and water.

Add coloring to desired shade.