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Pattern Cookies

Rated as 3.25 out of 5 Stars

"This recipe is great for cut out cookies. It was given to me by one of my best friends. Everybody loves these cookies."
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Ingredients

servings 296 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (2 dozen)

Directions

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  1. In a medium bowl, cream together the shortening and sugar. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then stir in the vanilla and milk. Combine the flour , baking powder and salt, stir into the wet mixture. Cover and chill for about 1 hour.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line baking sheets with parchment paper. On a lightly floured surface, roll dough out to 1/4 to 1/8 inch thickness. Cut into desired shapes with cookie cutters.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, until middle of cookie springs back when touched. Cool on wire racks. Frost with frosting if desired.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 296 calories; 12.6 g fat; 41.3 g carbohydrates; 4.5 g protein; 32 mg cholesterol; 234 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

it was the best cookie i ever tasted and my kids enjoyed making them with me

Most helpful critical review

These cookies are really fast and easy to make once they are baked they have great texture and stay soft but once you bite into them you realize there is no flavor at all! I need to find a bette...

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it was the best cookie i ever tasted and my kids enjoyed making them with me

Excellent recipe! Easy to make, and very delicious. Frosting is a must though! Will probably use this for every holiday!

these are the best cookies..you would think they have butter in them but they don't! everyone loves them!

These cookies are really fast and easy to make once they are baked they have great texture and stay soft but once you bite into them you realize there is no flavor at all! I need to find a bette...

the dough was so sticky it was impossible to use the cookie cutters, so I just rolled them in balls and flattened them. they were pretty good the first day but became very dry the next. they puf...

These are not very good cookies. They have absolutely no flavor and you must add more flour than stated in the recipe to roll them out for cookie cutters. Maybe adding orange zest might help, b...

They were a hit. They were the hit of the shop. Thank You

Did the trick but I wouldn't make them again. Kind of hard to work with and not much flavor.

I love this recipe. I have been able to make all kinds of patterns. I also flavor the cookies with almond or lemon instead of vanilla, depending on the occation. My family and friends love them