Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Grandma's Sugar Cookies

1 cup sugar
½ cup shortening
1 unbeaten egg
½ teaspoon vanilla
2 teaspoons orange flavoring
2 cups all-purpose flour
Dash of salt
2 tablespoons milk
½ teaspoon baking soda

Cream sugar and shortening. Add egg and flavoring. Mix well. Sift together flour, soda, and salt and add to mixture. Stir in milk. Dip hands in flour and form dough into small balls. Place on greased cookie sheet about 2 inches apart. Flatten with a flat-bottom glass dipped in sugar as each cookie is pressed. Bake at 400 degrees for 10 minutes.

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