Sugar Cookies

Submitted by Kelley Novak


  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 ¾ cup floor
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tbsp. milk
  • ½ tsp. almond extract
  • ¼ tsp. salt

Buttery Cream Frosting

  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • ¼ cup butter flavored Crisco
  • ¾ tsp. vanilla
  • 3-5 tsp. milk

Cookies:  Cream butter and sugar.  Add egg and mix.  Add remaining ingredients and mix until smooth.  Refrigerate dough for two hours.  Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  Roll out dough ¼ inch thick on floured surface.  Cut into desired shapes.  Place on un-greased cookie sheet.  Bake 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned.  Place on cooling rack and frost as desired. Yields 24 cookies.

Frosting:  Combine powdered sugar, butter flavored Crisco and vanilla in mixer.  Slowly blend in milk (1 tbsp. at a time). Add desired color. Once you have reached a nice and creamy consistency, beat on high for another 3 minutes.

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