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Sugar Cookie Mix

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Category: Holiday

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Butter softened
  • 1/2 c Shortening
  • 6 c All-purpose flour
  • 1 tb Baking powder
  • 1 tb Salt


1/4 c Sugar
2 dr Food coloring; any shade

In a small mixing bowl combine butter and shortening. In a large bowl
combine remaining cookie ingredients. Using a pastry blender, two knives or
a food processor cut shortening mixture into flour mixture til like fine
meal. Store in air tight container in fridge til gift giving with recipe as
follows: Sugar cookies, combine 2 cups of mix with 2/3 cups sugar, 1
teaspoon of vanilla, 2 Tablespoons of milk and 1 egg.Roll on floured
surface with floured pin to 1/8" thickness. Cut shapes and bake at 400
degrees on a lightly greased cookie sheet for 5-8 minutes, or until lightly
browned on edges. Sprinkle with colored sugar before baking if desired or
frost and decorate when cooled. 3 1/2 dozen ccokies. To make colored
sugars, in a jar combine sugar with 2-3 drops of color. Cover tightly and
shake till blended. I put mix in a plain nonziplock gallon size baggie. Tie
with ribbon or raffia. Add a wooden spoon, and cookie cutters in basket,
lined with a linen napkin. I buy tiny jars and fill with different colored
sugars, and throw in cookie cutters for whatever season. (Christmas,
valentines day, halloween, etc. Nice teacher basket too, with an apple
cookie cutter.)

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