Friday, September 5, 2014

Foodie Friday- Sugar Cookies

Sugar Cookies
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup shortening 
  • 1 egg (beaten)
  • 2 tsp. cream of tartar 
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
  • Flour to thicken

  1. Mix sugar and shortening until creamed and add beaten egg. Mix in dry ingredients using enough flour to roll out. Cut with medium sized cutter. Bake in quick oven but do not over brown. Sprinkle tops with sugar when cookies are removed from oven. 
Recipe from the "Heritage Cookbook".
Kelsey Conway 
Backus Page House Museum 

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