Cookies of the Season 2

 With all the wonderful spices and seasonings used during the holiday season. I just had to share with ya’ll my Spice Cookie recipe. Hope ya’ll enjoy it.


Spice Cookies:

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted

1/8 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon ginger

1/4 cup butter flavored shortening

1/4 cup butter

1 cup granulated sugar

1 egg

1/3 cup milk

1 egg white, slightly beaten

sanding  sugar

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Sift flour with salt, cream of tartar, baking soda, nutmeg, ginger,  and cinnamon. In a large mixing bowl cream shortening and butter with sugar until light; beat in egg and milk. Stir in flour mixture, continue mixing till well mixed.
Chill dough forat least 2 to 3 hoursor up to 24 hours.Roll dough out on a floured surface to about 1/4-inch thickness or less. Cut with floured 2 to 2 1/2-inch cookie cutters and place on greased baking sheets. Brush lightly with the egg white and sprinkle with sanding sugar. Bake at  for about 10 minutes, or until done. Slightly browned at the edges but soft in the middle.