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Ethel's Sugar Cookies
Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup shortening, part butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla or 1/2 tsp lemon flavoring
  • 2 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
Directions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  Sift together dry ingredients and set aside.  Cream together shortening and sugar for 2 -3 minutes.  Add eggs and flavoring and mix until creamy.  Add dry ingredients and mix until combined.  Chill dough for at least 2 hours or overnight. 

Roll out on lightly floured board and bake for 8 - 12 minutes depending on size and thickness.