Wednesday, July 9, 2008

It's National Sugar Cookie Day!

Sugar Cookies
3 1/2 dozen

1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 1/4 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
additional sugar

Cream butter, shortening and sugar. Add egg and vanilla; mix well. Combine flour, baking powder and baking soda; gradually add to creamed mixture. Shape into 1in. balls. Roll in sugar. Place on baking sheet and flatten with a glass. Bake at 350° for 12 minutes. Let cool on cookie sheet for 3 minutes. Transfer to racks to cool completely. Pour a glass of cold milk and enjoy!


Kelli said...

What a fun day to celebrate! Your cookies look yummy. I would love one with a cup of tea. :0)

Gooseberry Patch said...

Now that's a day we'd love to celebrate! Thanks for linking up to our Recipe Round-Up today.

Just in case you missed it, we're also hosting a Virtual Cookie Swap on our Page on Facebook and we'd love to have you share a photo of this goodie on our Wall!

Oh, and the cookies WE'RE sharing can be found here:

Enjoy...and thanks again! :)