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MomMom's Sugar Cookies


I added a word to the dictionary during the Christmas Holidays--MomMoms Sugar Cookies: dough rolled out thinly on floured surface and cut with assorted Christmas shapes together with fun, laughter and love. Although MomMom has moved to heaven, as I roll and cut the same recipe along with the same cookie cutters, in the same kitchen the tradition started, the memories are etched in my thoughts. Thoughts of love and caring and MomMoms great smile with the bright twinkle of her eyes as she baked the best tasting sugar cookies ever made--in My Book, My Dictionary! Thank you MomMom! Contributed by Maureen Yin.

Makes about 60

3 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1-1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 cup solid vegetable shortening
3 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Sift together flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. Add shortening, mixing witha fork. Add eggs and vanilla, stirring until well incorporated. Chill dough for several hours or overnight. Pre-heat oven to 375 F. Roll out chilled dough thinly on a floured surface. Cut with cookie cutters and bake on ungreased cookie sheet for about 8 minutes or until lightly golden in color.

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Reviews of MomMom's Sugar Cookies:

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  Holly in PA  Dec 16, 2012
Would make this again.
Just like Moms. To keep it from sticking, I used waxed paper under roller. WOrked great. 5 stars

  A cookie baker  Dec 20, 2011
Would make this again.
Instead of flour try using powdered sugar to roll out dough with.
it worked when I made doughnuts.
5 stars

  Jeanne in PA  Dec 18, 2011
Would make this again.
very yummy tasting cookie, however i did have some difficulty rolling out the dough even after refrigerating it overnight. the dough was quite sticky and i had to use quite a bit of extra flour, which made the cookies a little dryer than i would have liked. 3 stars

  Zachary in Calfornia  Feb 5, 2011
Would make this again.
bebe in canada
You have to sprinkle it with a bit of flour to prevent the sticking, only a liitte bit.
5 stars

  Sandy in pa  Dec 17, 2010
Would make this again.
just loved this recipe! its the best I have ever used! Hats off To MomMom! and hats off to you! 5 stars

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