04 November 2009

Ultimate sugar cookies

1 cup butter flavored shortening
1 cup of sugar
1 large egg
2 TBSP milk
1 tbsp vanilla
3 cups AP flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt

Beat shortening and sugar in a large bowl until smooth. Beat in egg, milk and vanilla. Combine flour, baking powder and salt and add gradually until well blended. Wrap dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour for easier handeling. heat oven to 375. Roll our 1/3 of the dough at at time. Bake cookies for 5 to 9 minutes or until edges begint to brown. Cool 2 minutes on a baking sheet then transfer to a cooling rack.