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                    Homemade Slice & Bake Sugar Cookies
 Recipe By     : _Make-A-Mix_ by Eliason, Harward & Westover
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Homemade Convenience Mixes       Cookies
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2      cups          butter or margarine
    2      cups          granulated sugar
    3                    eggs
    2      teaspoons     vanilla extract
    1      teaspoon      lemon extract
    6      cups          unbleached flour
    1      teaspoon      baking soda
 Cut four 14 x 12 pieces of waxed paper or plastic wrap.  Set aside.
 In a bowl, cream butter or margarine with the sugar.  Beat in vanilla and l
 emon extracts and eggs until light and fluffy.  In a bowl, combine flour an
 d baking soda.  Stir flour mixture into egg and butter mixture; blend well.
 Divide the dough into 4 pieces.  Shape each piece into an 8 - 10 roll.  W
 rap rolls in waxed paper.  Place the rolls in a rectangular freezer contain
 er with a tight fitting lid, or into a large freezer zip-lock bag, or wrap
 well in a piece of heavy duty aluminum foil.  Label with date and contents. 
Store in freezer.  Use within 6 months.
 To prepare cookies:  Slightly thaw one roll of sugar cookie dough.  Preheat
  oven to 350°.  Cut the dough into 1/4 thick slices.  Arrange cut pieces
  on lightly greased  cookie sheets, placing about 1/2 apart.  Sprinkle wit
 h additional granulated sugar, if desired.  Bake for about 8-10 minutes, or
  until the edges just begin to brown.  Remove from oven and cool on wire ra
 cks.  Makes about 3 dozen cookies.
 Makes 4 rolls of cookie dough, or enough for about 12 dozen cookies.
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