Sugar cookies

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1 cup shortening or margarine
1 1/2 cups sugar
3 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baling soda
2 teaspoons cream of tartar
1/2 teaspoon salt


Mix shortening and sugar. Mix in eggs, one at a time, blending well after each addition, mix in vanilla. In separate bowl, mix together flour, soda, cream of tartar and salt. Slowly blend dry ingredients into shortening mixture. chill dough. roll into desired shapes and place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bale at 375 degrees F for 10 to 12 minutes.


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