Ultimate Sugar Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 ¼ cups white sugar
  • 1 cup butter flavored shortening
  • 2eggs
  • ¼ cup light corn syrup
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Beat sugarand shorteningat medium speed of electric mixer until well blended.Add eggs, syrup and vanilla; beat well.Gradually add combined dry ingredients at low speed.Mix until well blended.

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  • Step 2

    Refrigerate dough 1 hour.

  • Step 3

    Roll out dough between two sheets of lightly floured wax paper.Cut out with floured cutter.

  • Step 4

    Bake on ungreased cookie sheets at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 5-9 minutes, depending on size and thickness of cookies.Do not overbake.Cool 2 minutes, then remove from cookie sheets to cool.

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