Cream together and beat until fluffy

½ cup shortening

1 cup sugar

Add (and beat well)

2 well-beaten eggs

1 Tablespoon milk


2 ½ cup sifted flour

½ teaspoon baking powder

¼ teaspoon salt

¾ teaspoon nutmeg

Add sifted ingredients to creamed mixture

Shape into mound, wrap in wax paper and chill thoroughly.

Roll on board, lightly “floured” with confectioners’ sugar until dough is approximately ¼” thick.

Then place cookie on lightly greased baking sheets.

Bake @ 375 for approximately 8 minutes


  • Dip cookie cutter in confectioners’ sugar before cutting each cookie

Carol L. (Seal) Hilty