Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without CUT OUT COOKIES!
CREAM TOGETHER: 1/2 C shortening, 1 C sugar, & 1 t vanilla.
ADD 1 egg and beat.
DISSOLVE 1 t baking soda in 1/2 C sour milk (a few drops of vinegar will sour sweet milk)
SIFT together 2 t baking powder & 3 1/2 C flour.
ADD milk and dry ingredients alternately mixing well.
ROLL OUT fairly thick, sprinkle with colored sugar, cut with Christmas cutters.
PLACE on greased cookie sheet
BAKE in 350 – 400 degree oven until lightly brown on edges.