Crisp Sugar Cookies

Serving Size  : 72
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   1 1/2  cups              Granulated Sugar
   1     cup                   Shortening -- (part butter for fla
   2                             Eggs -- unbeaten
   3     tablespoons      Sweet or sour cream
   1     teaspoon          Vanilla
   1/2  teaspoon          Lemon extract
   3     cups                All-purpose flour
   1/2  teaspoon         Soda
   1/2  teaspoon         Salt

Gradually add sugar to shortening, creaming until fluffy.  Beat in eggs, one
at a time.  Add cream and flavoring.  Combine flour, soda, and salt.
Add to creamed mixture, mix well.  Chill.  Roll out small amounts at a time,
very thin, on lightly floured board or canvas.  Cut with various shaped
cookie cutters.  Place on un-greased cookie sheet.  Sprinkle with additional
granulated or colored sugar.  Bake in 400 degree oven 6 to 9 minutes, until
golden.  Makes 6 dozen medium-sized cookies.