Stir and Season Saturday

"STIR AND SEASON" SATURDAY

Well, I am sure there will be a lot of baking this week with Valentines almost here! This is a sugar cookie recipe to DIE for. My sister in law gave it to me and it makes the best sugar cookies to decorate EVER!!!! I use this recipe at Christmas, too! I love it!


SUGAR COOKIE DOUGH

3/4 cup shortening

1 cup sugar

2 eggs

1 tsp. vanilla

21/2 cup all purpose flour

1 tsp. baking powder

1 tsp salt

Cream shortening, sugar, vanilla and eggs. Add all the dry ingredients. Cover and chill overnight. Roll and cut out cookies the next day{about 1/4 inch thick}. Bake at 350 until light brown (about 6-8 minutes). Let cool completely and begin to decorate! Enjoy!

37 comments:

Joy said...

MMMMMMmmmm! Now I'm in the mood for sugar cookies. Thanks for the recipe!

Kim @ Forever Wherever said...

Sugar cookies are always a hit around here! I only wish I could make them look beautiful! I'm not too good with the pretty frosting.
-Kim

Blondie's Journal said...

Hi Sandy Toes,

Came for a quick visit as I read on April's blog that she won the award and..I often see your sweet comments to others!

April is a sweetie and I love her writing; sometimes it about something very simple but she is so animated! And you gotta love her girls. What a sweet family!!

Love new sugar cookie recipes (yum) and have thinking about goodies to give away on the big day. Will give these a try! :-)

I will visit again soon, your blog is very funny & interesting!

Have a great weekend & hope you have time to swing by!!!

xoxo
Janie

Julie said...

thanks, those look good

Chris said...

I'm printing this one out for my daughters. They have a get together for cookie making parties almost every holiday.

Hugs,
Chris

Liz said...

Those cookies sound very good! Thanks for sharing your recipe.

Kim... and Her Coffee said...

Thanks for sharing this recipe... I have never found a sugar cookie/icing recipe combo that works well. And, this recipe sounds yummy and easy! Thanks and have a super weekend.

Janene said...

I have been searching world wide for a great sugar cookie recipe. I have enjoyed making/eating the results, yet they just weren't what I was looking for. I hope this one is a keeper! If not, I will just have to eat them all...again!

Dawn said...

thanks for the wonderful recipe :) i think i may try them today! my family loved the cheesy chicken in the crock pot!

Betsy said...

I am a crazy sugar cookie decorator...I will have to try that.

Busy Bee Suz said...

This looks easy AND good. Two of my favorite qualities when cooking/baking. :)

Ruby Red Slippers said...

This sounds good, and doesn't look to hard...my kids will thank you!

~The Robin's Nest~ said...

I was looking at the recipe you posted and it is sooooo simple! I just love that-Thank you so much for it-I've already copied it down and will try it out for my family this week~♥
Robin~♥

Anonymous said...

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Grace said...

THANK YOU for posting this inspiration! That's just the kick start I needed today.

Our Complete Family said...

Sanday Toes!
Hi there hun!
Looks like you're all set for Val day with the cookie recipe ready to go and the super sweet pancakes you posted below! Way to go girly!
My hubby is back home and reattached the cord he unhooked (that I could not for the life of me figure out!) so I can now upload pics to the computer~ finally. Men!!! ;)
Happy weekend hun~ Les

Joanna said...

I have never made sugar cookies from scratch. Really sorta worried they won't turn out right. Yours looks so easy and sound so good!

Laurel @ Ducks in a Row said...

Perfect timing - I'm making sugar cookies tonight for church tomorrow and am not happy with my recipe. And, I have everything listed - thanks
Laurel

Lindsey said...

Yummo! I love your blog and all your fun recipes!!

Diane@A Picture is Worth.... said...

This post is making me hungry! I do have a sweet tooth.

the undomesticated wife said...

Yum! Sugar cookies are always good!

April said...

We love sugar cookies at our house, but I've had a very hard time finding a recipe I really like. Looks like you came to my rescue...perfect to try out for Valentine's! Thanks a bunch!♥

Jennifer said...

They really sound yummy! I will be making these for sure....


Jen

Kelli said...

Ooh, thanks for sharing. I love sugar cookies and my daughter loves to help me!

::Jan:: said...

Everyone loves a cookie :)

Denyse said...

Wow! That looks simple enough for me to follow. Except the "chill overnight" part...I'm not known for my patience or for planning ahead enough to have time to chill overnight =)

Thanks so much for stopping by my place on my special SITS day!

Half Gaelic, Half Garlic! said...

Who doesn't love sugar cookies!! They look great...I could eat some right now!

Lisa

AndreaLeigh said...

cool beans! i've been looking for a sugar cookie recipe.

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Sandy, these really look good. Thanks for sharing your Valentine cookie recipe with us, and thanks for always sharing your heart. :-)

XO,

Sheila

Jboo said...

Sounds good and I love a simple recipe! Hope you're having a great weekend!

Janet

Shabbywears said...

What an adorable BLOG. I love all your ideas, pictures and recipes.
Blessings...Julie

Dot O said...

I keyed in on the words "Best sugar cookie anywhere". I will be trying these. I have yet to find a recipe that I love and I have a feeling this one will be it!

Femin Susan said...

Hi....
Thanks for sharing.......

Darlene said...

I love cookies! These sound wonderful!
Thanks for sharing!!
Darlene

Jes said...

Ooooh! What a yummy recipe, thanks for sharing!! LOVE your blog...I think I found you thru Lori (mysteryhistorymom).
Have a great night!:)
~jes

Smelling Coffee said...

Thanks for this recipe! I'm always looking for that "favorite sugar cookie" recipe to call my own- and am hoping this is it!!! (Although I'll always give you credit for it.) :-)

Colleen said...

Mnnnn yummy!