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Diane's Sugar Cookies

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Category: Cookies

 Ingredients List

  • 3 1/2 c Sifted flour
  • 2 1/2 ts Baking powder
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1 1/2 Cubes sweet butter (6 oz)
  • 2 ts Vanilla
  • 1 1/2 c Granulated sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 tb Milk
  • 2 tb Sour cream


grated rind of one lemon

Sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Cream butter, sugar, sour
cream, lemon peel and beat well. Add eggs, one at a time, and then milk.
Gradually, add the sifted dry ingredients, scraping the bowl as necesary
with a rubber spatula and beating only until thoroughly mixed.

Divide dough into 2 halves. Wrap each atch with foil or plastic wrap and
chill in refirgerator for 3 hours or longer. Do not place dough in freezer.

Preheat oven to 400~. Place one batch of dough on lightly floured pastry
cloth. Turn dough\ to flour all sides and roll out to desired thickness.
For very large cookies, 1/4-inch. Cut the cookeis as you wish. Transfer
cooies to ungreased cookie sheets. If cookies are large and thick, place at
least 2 inches apart. Sprinkle the tops of the cookies generously with
granulated sugar.

Bake until the cookies are lightly browned. Large, thick cookies will need
to bake for 10-12 minutes. Transfer cookies to racks for cooling.

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