Ethel's Sugar Cookies
- 3/4 cup shortening (part butter or margarine)
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 teas. lemon flavor or 1 teas. vanilla
- 2 1/2 cups flour
- 1 teas. baking powder
- 1 teas. salt
Mix shortening, sugar, eggs, and flavoring.
Mix flour, baking powder and salt and add to shortening.
Chill at least 1 hour.
Roll out onto floured surface and place cookies on ungreased cookie sheet. About 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick.
Bake at 400 for 6 to 8 minutes.
Decorate as desired.