Or make your own Thanksgiving turkeys, holiday Santas and cotton tailed bunnies. The possibilities are endless and you can just celebrate the fact that you will have made world famous cookies and you can choose to share them…or not. Send me photos of your cute creations when you’re finished and…enjoy!
Grandma Helen’s Famous Rolled Sugar Cookies
Mix the following ingredients, then set aside:
¾ Cup soft shortening (1/2 Cup softened butter and ¼ Cup Crisco)
1 Cup sugar
½ tsp. Watkins Clear Vanilla
Sift the following ingredients:
2 ½ Cups flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
Add to above mixture.
Chill for one hour – only remove dough which you are rolling at the time, leave the rest in the fridge. Roll to desired thickness (1/8-1/4 inch), cut, bake at 400º for 5-8 minutes.
Grandma Helen’s Famous Powdered Sugar Frosting
1 Cup powered sugar
1 tsp. (or more) of Watkins Clear Vanilla
1 pat of melted butter
Mix and frost your cookies!