Crisco Sugar Cookies

Crisco Sugar Cookies

overnight

Ingredients

  1. 1 cup Butter Flavored Crisco (or half shortening and half butter)
  2. 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  3. 1/2 cup brown sugar
  4. 3 eggs
  5. 2 tablespoons milk
  6. 1 teaspoon vanilla
  7. 4-5 cups all-purpose flour
  8. 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  9. 1 1/2 teaspoons cream of tarter
  10. 1 teaspoon salt

Steps

  1. 1
    Cream the shortening and sugars together.
  2. 2
    Beat eggs in one at a time.
  3. 3
    Add milk and vanilla.
  4. 4
    Combine flour, baking soda, cream of tarter, and salt in a separate bowl.
  5. 5
    Mix with creamed mixture into one until well blended. A dough should form.
  6. 6
    Cover and chill for at least an hour (preferably overnight.) If you want a drop cookie, just skip this step.
  7. 7
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  8. 8
    Separate dough into two balls.
  9. 9
    Roll one ball out to about 1/4 inch thickness on parchment paper or a lightly floured surface.
  10. 10
    Cut the cookies to desired shapes. Place on ungreased baking sheet.
  11. 11
    Decorate cookies with colored sugar, candy, or a simple cinnamon/sugar mix.
  12. 12
    Bake for 5-6 minutes or until edges of cookies are golden.
  13. 13
    Set out to cool. Once cool you can ice non-decorated cookies.