Sugar Cookies

Makes 2-1/2 dozen

1/4 c. shortening
1/2 c. sugar
1 egg
1 1/2 c. flour
1/4 t. salt
1 1/2 t. baking powder
1/2 c. milk
1/4 t. vanilla

Cream shortening and sugar. Beat egg and add to mixture. Mix flour, salt and baking powder together. Add flour mixture alternately with milk and vanilla to sugar mixture. Spoon dough on cookie sheet sprayed with vegetable spray such as Pam.

Cookies can be flattened with the bottom of a glass. Butter bottom of glass and dip in sugar, then press cookies.

Bake at 375 degrees approximately 10 minutes or until lightly browned.