Aunt Zula's Christmas Cutouts

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This a fantastic old-fashioned sugar cookie recipe that is not as sweet as others that I have used. They complement a powdered sugar icing without being overly sweet. My favorite, and EASY!

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Servings:
12
Yield:
2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup shortening

  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 2 eggs

  • 2 ¾ cups all-purpose flour

  • 3 teaspoons baking powder

  • 2 tablespoons milk

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).

  2. Cream sugar and shortening together. Add eggs and dry ingredients. Add the milk last.

  3. No need to chill this dough, simply roll out to 1/4 inch thickness, cut out and bake 10-12 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

309 Calories
18g Fat
32g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 309
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 5g 23%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 232mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 4g
Calcium 80mg 6%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 47mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.