Published on December 14, 2020
Ethel’s Sugar Cookies
from “Betty Crocker’s Picture Cook Book”
- 3/4 cup soft shortening (part butter)
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 tsp. flavoring (vanilla or lemon, or a combination of the two)
Sift together and stir in:
- 2 1/2 cups sifted flour
- 1 tsp. baking powder
- 1 tsp. salt
Chill at least 1 hour. Roll out 1/8” thick. Cut into desired shapes. Place on ungreased baking sheet. Sprinkle with sugar, if desired. Bake until delicately golden.
Temperature: 400 degrees
Time: Bake 6 to 8 min.
Amount: About 4 doz. 3” cookies
(Pictured: Kimberly Goessele’s treasured family cookbook, passed down three generations so far…)