For-My-Love Sugar CookiesCut the dough for these crisp cookies into heart shapes…or form into letters to spell…
For-My-Love Sugar Cookies
3/4 cup shortening 1-1/2 cups sugar 2 eggs 3 cups self-rising flour 1 teaspoon orange extract Colored sugar, optional
In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy.
Beat in eggs and extract.
Gradually add flour and mix well.
Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until easy to handle.
On a floured surface, roll out dough to 1/4-in.
Cut with lightly floured 2-in.
Sprinkle with colored sugar if desired.
Place 1 in.
apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Bake at 375° for 6-8 minutes or until lightly browned.
Remove to wire racks to cool.
Nutrition Facts 2 each:
- 117 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 135mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.