Yield: Makes about 6 dozen cookies.
- 1-1/2 cups sugar
- 2/3 cup butter
- 2 eggs
- 2 tablespoons milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3-1/4 cups flour
- 2-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
Instructions:Cream the shortening and sugar together. Add eggs, extract, and milk. In a medium bowl mix, the dry ingredients with a whisk. Add the dry ingredients to the large bowl. Beat with mixer until well combined. With hands, shape dough into a ball. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2 hours.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Place cookies 1/2-inch apart on lightly greased cookie sheets. Bake 8 minutes or until very light brown.