1In a mixing bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, and baking powder. On low speed of mixer cut in butter until mixture resembles cornmeal.
2In a small mixing bowl beat eggs, add sugar and lemon and beat thoroughly. Blend egg mixture into flour-butter mixture.
4On lightly floured surface roll dough to 1/8 inch thickness.
5Use your cookie cutters.
6Bake 375°F for 6-8 minutes (take out before the bottoms of the cookies turn brown).
7Blend fronting ingredients until desired consistency.
June 4, 2016
A simple recipe for making sugar cookies, just like your mom used to make.
3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 cup margarine
1 cup sugar
1 tsp lemon extract or juice
1 stick of margarine, partially melted
3 cups powdered sugar
small amount of vanilla flavoring
small amount of milk if needed to make the frosting spreadable