Sugar Cookies
Tamara Lumpkin
This recipe came from Tammie's friend, Kate
3/4 cup shortening
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
3 cups flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup buttermilk

In a mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugar
Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition
Beat in vanilla
Combine the dry ingredients (sift) and add to the cream mixture alternately with the
The dough will be very soft
Drop by tablespoons onto ungreased baking sheet 2 inches apart
Bake at 375 for 8-10 minutes until lightly browned
Remove to wire racks to cool
Yield:  about 6 1/2 dozen