Old-Fashioned Sugar Cookies

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 C shortening
  • 1 C sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 C whole milk
  • 2-1/2 C sifted AP flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • zest and juice from 1 lemon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg

• Turbinado sugar for topping

  1. Cream together shortening and sugar
  2. Add egg and beat to incorporate
  3. Add sifted dry ingredients 1 heaping TBL at a time
  4. Alternate with a bit of milk
  5. Roll into golf ball sized balls
  6. Flatten balls, forming sides so they are round
  7. Sprinkle with Turbinado sugar
  8. Press sugar into the dough
  9. Place on a cookie sheet
  10. Bake at 350º for 12-15 minutes, or until lightly browned

 

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