Sunday, August 28, 2011

Soft Sugar Cookies

Contributor:  Joleen Crosby
CC Original

Cream together:
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup softened butter or margarine

2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla

3 1/2 cups flour
3 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp soda
1/4 tsp salt

Add flour mixture alternately with 1/2 cup sweet milk.  Chill dough 1 hour.  Roll, cut out into desired shapes and bake until set, about 5 minutes at 350 degrees.  DON'T OVER BAKE.  the secret to these cookies is not to over bake.  Cool and frost.

Cookie Frosting:

1/2 cup butter
2 cups powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla

Add: enough canned milk to bring to a good spreading consistency.  Food coloring if desired.

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