Saturday, October 25, 2008

Halloween Cookies

Every Halloween, the kids and I make sugar cookies. I have been told that my recipe is one of the best. I stumbled upon it right after Jonathan and I were married and I must say they are delicious; but I am a COOKIE LOVER!!

Sugar Cookie Recipe
1 t. soda, and 1 C. Sour cream mixed together and set aside

1 1/2 C. sugar
1/2 C. shortening
1/2 C. butter
2 eggs
1 t. baking powder
1/2 t. salt
1 t. vanilla

Once the sour cream has become fluffy, add that to the mix. Then add 3 to 4 C. of flour.
Chill dough for atleast one hour. The roll it out and cut into desired shapes.

Bake for 8-10 minutes at 350.

1/4 cup of softened butter
a dab of milk
1 t. vanilla
powdered sugar to desired consistency
Secret ingredient: 1 t. almond extract



Emily said...

Mmmm . . . I remember your cookies! They are delish! Thanks for posting the recipe!

Eileen said...

Wow. I'm starving!!! Those cookies look mighty num-tious. You are the best mom every.

Eileen said...

OK. To clarify. I mean the best mom EVER!