Rumford Sugar Cookies Recipe

Ingredients
<br>- 2 cups white sugar
<br>- 1 cup shortening
<br>- 3  eggs
<br>- 2 tablespoons water
<br>- 3 teaspoons baking powder
<br>- 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
<br>- ½ teaspoon ground cloves
<br>- 3 cups all-purpose flour
<br><p></p>Directions
<br>step 1: (Directions as written:)  Cream fat and sugar, beat in whipped eggs, add baking powder and 1 cup flour, then water and spices; add remaining flour gradually, working in more flour until dough is stiff enough to roll.
<br>step 2: Sprinkle flour over pastry board. Make a ball of dough, lay it on the board. Rub rolling pin with flour and roll out dough into a sheet 1/4 inch thick. Cut in round cakes, sift granulated sugar over each, and bake quickly 400 - 450 F. (200 - 230 C).
<br>


Ingredients
- 2 cups white sugar
- 1 cup shortening
- 3 eggs
- 2 tablespoons water
- 3 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- ½ teaspoon ground cloves
- 3 cups all-purpose flour

Directions
step 1: (Directions as written:) Cream fat and sugar, beat in whipped eggs, add baking powder and 1 cup flour, then water and spices; add remaining flour gradually, working in more flour until dough is stiff enough to roll.
step 2: Sprinkle flour over pastry board. Make a ball of dough, lay it on the board. Rub rolling pin with flour and roll out dough into a sheet 1/4 inch thick. Cut in round cakes, sift granulated sugar over each, and bake quickly 400 - 450 F. (200 - 230 C).

Mastodon Share