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Cookies and Brownies, Devin's recipes, Dorothy Lamalie, Norma Jean Gahn

Grandma and Norma Jean’s Sugar Cookies

1 cup butter
1-1/2 cups sugar
3 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
3-1/2 cups flour
2 teaspoons cream of tartar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt

Cream butter. Add sugar and beat until light and fluffy. Add eggs. Stir in vanilla. Add dry ingredients to creamed mixture.

Chill at least 4 hours or overnight. Roll and cut into shapes as desired.

Bake at 375*F for 6 to 8 minutes. Frost when cool.

Breakfast, Devin's recipes, Norma Jean Gahn


2 c. lukewarm milk
1/2 c. sugar
2 t. salt
2 T. yeast
2 eggs
1/2 c. shortening
7 to 7-1/2 c. flour

Mix milk, sugar, and salt together. Soften yeast in liquid. Stir in eggs and shortening. Mix in flour first by mixer, then by hand. Knead until elastic, approximately 5-8 minutes. Let rise twice. Roll out and cut with donut cutter. Let rise. Fry; drain. Dip in sugar glaze.

Sugar glaze: Add 1/3 c. boiling water to 1 c. powdered sugar.