Large yellow sugar cookies.
12 large cookies
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup solid vegetable shortening
1 teaspoon vanilla
1-1/2 teaspoons grated lime zest
yellow food coloring, if desired
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Combine flour, baking powder and salt; set aside.
Line cookie sheet with parchment paper.
Cream sugar and shortening until light and fluffy.
Beat in the egg.
Add the vanilla and lime zest.
Add a few drops of food coloring.
Add flour mixture a little at a time until the dough is well combined.
Roll out dough to about ½" in thickness.
Cut the dough with a 4 or 5 inch round cookie cutter.
Bake 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned.
Jos Ginter from Connecticut says: When preparing, the dough has a “Play-Doh” consistency. This explains for the “Play-Doh” taste of the cookie. Avoid making when possible….