Easy to make sugar cookies that are sure to please. Brown sugar gives this a rich flavor without being overly sweet.
INGREDIENTS (for 3 servings):
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 3/4 cup shortening
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets. Sift together the flour, salt and baking soda, set aside.
In a medium bowl, cream together the shortening and brown sugar until smooth. Beat in the egg and vanilla. Stir in the sifted ingredients until well blended. Roll dough in to 3/4 inch balls or tiny crescents. Place cookies 2 inches apart onto the prepared cookie sheet.
Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.