Nanny's Sugar Cookies
Nannys sweet lemon sugar cookies
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
  • 1 Cup Crisco (hard crisco, not the oil)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp lemon zest
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 tbsp milk
  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. In a stand mixer, combine Crisco, salt, grated lemon zest and sugar until combined.
  3. Beat in eggs and milk until just combined, scrape down the sides.
  4. On a low speed, mix in the dry ingredients, flour, baking powder and baking soda.
  5. Drop rounded tablespoon size balls on a lightly greased cookie sheet.
  6. Grease the bottom of a drinking glass, dip in sugar and flatten each ball with glass. Sprinkle with nutmeg.
  7. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until golden around the edges. Remove and allow to cool on cooling rack.
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