BOB RECIPE: Sugar Cookies

from:  Bakers & Chefs
Product:  Confectioners’ or powdered sugar (Sam’s Club)

BOB RECIPE: Sugar Cookies

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 egg
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1 cup btter flavor shortening
1 cup candy covered chocolate (optional)

In large mixing bowl, beat shortening, powdered sugar, egg and vanilla at low speed for 3o seconds to blend  Then mix at high speed for 1 minute or until light and fluffy.  Scrape sides of bowl often.

Add flour, one-fourth cup at a time; blend at low speed 20-30 seconds after each addition until well mixed.  Mix candy in by hand.

Drop by teaspoonful, 2 inches apart, on ungreased baking sheets.  Lightly grease the flat bottom of a drinking glass, dip glass in sugar, then press cookies in a 2-inch diameter.

Bake in a preheated 350 F oven for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned.  Remove from baking sheets.  Cool on racks.

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