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Old 02-10-2007, 07:17 PM   #1
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Ingredients for Basic Cookies
  • 4 cups flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • ¾ cup shortening
  • ¼ cup milk
  • Little grated nutmeg
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  1. Cream shortening and sugar.
  2. Beat eggs and milk together and add slowly to the creamed shortening and sugar.
  3. Add baking powder and half of the flour sifted together.
  4. Add nutmeg.
  5. Add enough more flour to make it roll easily on pastry board.
  6. Roll out thin and cut with cookie cutter.
  7. Sprinkle each cookie with a little granulated sugar.
  8. Bake in floured tin in hot oven for about 10 to 12 minutes.

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Old 06-08-2009, 06:31 PM   #2
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that looks simple
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