ALTA’S FAMOUS SUGAR COOKIES
1 1/2 cup sugar
2/3 cup shortening
2 eggs– cream these first 3 ingredients together
Stir in the rest of these ingredients to creamed mixture
1 cup sour milk (sour milk by adding vinegar if you do not have sour milk on hand)
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
5 cups flour
Drop by large spoon onto cookie sheet and bake at 350 degrees for 11 to 14 minutes, or until done.
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