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   Soft Frosted Sugar Cookies submitted by Karen Johnson
These are yummy soft cookies that everyone will love.

1. In a large bowl, cream together the shortening and sugar until smooth.
2. Beat in eggs one at a time.
3. Stir in milk and vanilla.
4. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt and stir into creamed mixture.
5. Cover dough and chill in fridge for at least 1 hour.
6. On a lightly floured surface, roll out the dough to 1/4" thick.
7. Cut into desired shapes with cookie cutters.
8. Place cookies 1 1/2" apart on lightly greased cookie sheets.
9. Bake in a 400 degree oven for 6-8 minutes.

Mix powdered sugar with butter, stir in vanilla. Then stir in hot water. Frost cooled cookies.

Makes approx 36 cookies

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v Cookie:
v 3/4 cup butter-flavored shortening/or butter
v 1 cup granulated sugar
v 2 eggs
v 1 Tbls. milk
v 1 tsp. vanilla extract
v 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
v 1 tsp. baking powder
v 1 tsp. salt

v Frosting:
v 8oz powdered sugar
v 1/2 c butter
v 1 tsp vanilla extract
v 1/8 cup hot water

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