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Old-Fashioned Sugar Cookies
*1/2 cup solid vegetable shortening
*1 cup sugar
*1 egg
*3 cups flour
*1/4 tsp. salt
*3 tsps. baking powder
*1/2 cup Milk
*1/2 tsp. Vanilla
*Sugar for topping
1Cream together shortening and sugar. Add egg and beat well.
2Add sifted dry ingredients, milk and vanilla. Mix well. Chill dough before rolling.
3Roll dough 1/8" thick on a lightly floured surface.
4Cut with floured cookie cutter and sprinkle with sugar, if desired.
5Bake on greased cookie sheet in 375 degree oven for 15 minutes.