*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                       Buttermilk Cookies w/frosting
 
 Recipe By     : Don't remember
 Serving Size  : 72   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies                          Frostings & Fillings
                 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      cups          sugar
    1      cup           shortening
    3                    eggs
    1      cup           buttermilk
    1      teaspoon      soda
    1      teaspoon      baking powder
    1      pinch         salt
    4      cups          flour
    1      teaspoon      vanilla
                         ****Buttercream Frosting****
    1      package       powdered sugar
    1      stick         butter or margarine, melted with
      1/3  cup           milk
 
 Cream together sugar and shortening.  Beat in eggs.  Add buttermilk; then add
 soda, baking powder, salt and flour and beat until mixed, then add vanilla.
 
 Drop by teaspoon onto greased and floured cookie sheet.  Bake at 350°F. until
 very light (about 6-8 minutes).
 
 Frost with buttercream frosting when cool.
 
 Frosting:
 Spoon the melted margarine mixture into sugar gradually, while beating with
 mixer.  Decorate cookies with colored sugar, etc. before frosting dries.
 
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