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       Title: Old Fashioned Soft Sugar Cookie/teacakes
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 24 servings
  
   4 1/2 c  Flour
       2 ts Baking powder
       1 ts Baking soda
     1/2 ts Salt
     1/2 ts Nutmeg
   1 1/2 c  Shortening; (crisco)
       2 c  Sugar
       2    Eggs
       1 ts Vanilla
     1/2 ts Lemon extract
       1 c  Buttermilk
  
   Recipe by: CAROL LOGUE   (ETHN22A)
     Here goes an Old fashioned sugar cookie recipe. This recipe makes
   soft,fat sugar cookies.  Great big ones too.
      Stir together flour, baking powder, soda, salt and nutmeg. In a large
   bowl beat shortening for 30 seconds. Add sugar and beat till fluffy. Add
   eggs, vanilla and lemon extract beat well. Add flour mixture, beating till
   well mixed. Divide in half.  Cover and chill 3 hours or till easy to
   handle.
   
      For large cookies, roll dough 1/2 inch thick.  Cut into rounds with a 3
   inch cookie cutter.  For small cookies, roll dough 3/8 thick and cut into
   rounds with a 2 inch cookie cutter. Place 2 1/2 inches apart on ungreased
   cookie sheet. Sprinkle with addition sugar (colored red and green sugar is
   nice for xmas time).
     Bake in a 375 oven for 10 to 12 mins. Remove and cool. Makes 24 large or
   48 small cookies.  The large are the best it looks like a nice big sugar
   cookie.
  
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