Recipes

The Best Valentine Sugar Cookies

Recipe submitted by: Amy Pickett

Recipe courtesy of: http://allrecipes.com/

Roll these cookies a little thick and cook them until barely golden on the bottom. Perfect!
 
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What's in it

Ingredients

7 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups white sugar
2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/2 cups shortening
3 teaspoons almond extract
1 cup milk
3 eggs

How to cook it

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  • In a large mixing bowl, mix together flour, sugar, salt, and baking powder. /Mix in shortening. Once the shortening is well blended, stir almond flavoring and milk into the dough at the same time, followed by eggs. Roll out dough onto a floured surface, using a floured rolling pin. Roll the dough thick. Cut out cookies and arrange them on a cookie sheet.
  • Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 8 to 10 minutes, or just until bottom is golden.