*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             SOFT SUGAR COOKIES
 
 Recipe By     : Virginia Ramsey Olsson
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies                          Ellen
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      cup           vegetable shortening
    1 1/2  cups          sugar
    2                    eggs
    1      teaspoon      vanilla
    3 1/4  cups          flour
    2      teaspoons     baking powder
      1/2  teaspoon      salt
    1      cup           buttermilk
                         granulated sugar
 
 Cream shortening, sugar, eggs and vanilla together until fluffy. In separate
 bowl shift together the dry ingredients. Alternately add dry ingredients and
 buttermilk to creamed mixture.  Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls onto greased and
 floured (or parchment lined) cookie sheets. Bake 12-15 mins. in 375 degree
 oven. (Bottoms should be lightly browned. Tops remain light) Cool on rack.
 Sprinkle with granulated sugar.
 
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