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       Title: My Mother’s Sugar Cookies
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 45 servings
  
     1/2 c  Butter
       1 c  Sugar
       2    Eggs
       1 tb Light cream
   2 1/2 c  Flour
       2 ts Baking powder
     1/2 ts Salt
     1/2 ts Nutmeg
       1 ts Lemon juice
     1/2 ts Vanilla
  
     Cream butter and sugar. Beat in eggs and cream. Add flour sifted with
   baking powder, salt and nutmeg. Then add lemon juice and vanilla, and mix
   well. Chill dough for at least an hour. Roll out thin on a floured board,
   cut with cookie cutters, and bake at 350^F for about 8 minutes until
   golden. Do not let cookies get too brown.   Decorate as desired Makes 4-5
   dozen Eleanor Homeyer: “These are better than ordinary sugar cookies
   because of the flavoring. Decorate with colored sugar, raisins, nuts,
   pieces of candied fruit. It wouldn't feel right to have Christmas come
   before baking sugar-cookie bells, stars, trees and animals for the family.”
  
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