Ma Ma’s Sugar Cookies

“This is a very easy recipe that I have used for years

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“This is a very easy recipe that I have used for years. My kids love to help and my five year old can do it all. Great way to get kids to cook.”

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter flavored shortening
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups self-rising flour

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the shortening and sugar. Beat in the eggs and vanilla. stir in the self-rising flour to form a dough. On a lightly floured surface, roll the dough out to 1/4 inch in thickness. Cut into desired shapes with cookie cutters. Place cookies 1 1/2 inches apart onto the prepared cookie sheets.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

recipes adapted from:allrecipes

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