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Rolled Sugar Cookies

Rolled Sugar Cookies

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There is a notation that the recipe was published in Better Homes & Gardens, September 1949 and that the recipe was submitted by Mrs. S. W. Huffman from Milan, Tennessee.

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Yield: 1 1/2 dozen large cookies

Rolled Sugar Cookies


  • ½ cup shortening
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 2 cups enriched flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon soda
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons milk


  1. Thoroughly cream shortening and sugar.
  2. Add egg and beat well.
  3. Add vanilla and grated orange peel.
  4. Add sifted dry ingredients alternately with milk; mix thoroughly.
  5. Roll 1/8 inch thick on lightly floured surface.
  6. Cut with floured 4-inch cooky cutter; sprinkle with sugar.
  7. Decorate with raisins. bake in moderate oven (375°F) 12 minutes.

Rolled Sugar Cookies

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