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       Title: Elaine’s Famous Sugar Cookies
  Categories: Polkadot, Cookies, Holidays
       Yield: 7 Dozen
  
       1 c  Butter, softened
       1 c  Powdered sugar
       1 c  Granulated sugar
       2    Eggs
       1 c  Salad oil
       2 ts Vanilla
       1 ts Grated lemon peel
   4 1/4 c  Flour
       1 ts Baking soda
       1 ts Cream of tartar
       1 ts Salt
            Plain or colored sugar
  
   Cream butter & sugars; beat in eggs one at a time until light &
   fluffy. Beat in oil, vanilla & lemon peel.  Combine dry ingredients &
   gradually add to sugar mixture, beating till well blended.  Wrap in
   wax paper; chill several hours.
   
   Preheat oven to 325.  Grease 2 cookie sheets.  Divide dough into
   thirds (keep 1/3 out, refrigerate the rest till needed).  Form
   heaping tsp. of dough into ball.  Place on cookie sheet.  Flatten to
   2 diameter with bottom of glass dipped in sugar.  Sprinkle with
   plain or colored sugar & bake 8 - 10 min. till lightly browned.  Let
   stand on cookie sheet 2-3 min. before removing.
   
   A wonderful tea cookie - you can color the sugar for Christmas
   cookies. From my dear friend, Elaine Sullivan.
   
   Source: Vinyard Seasons by Susan Branch, Entered in Meal Master format
   by Lisa Clarke for Christmas Eve 1995
   
   * From the Polka Dot Cottage, 1-201-822-3627, NJ’s BBS for Homemakers!
     Posted by LISA on 12-10-95
  
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