Lakin/Thompson Recipes

Brown Sugar Cookies

"Family Favorite"
Ingredients
  1. 1 cup shortening (we use unsalted butter)
  2. 2 cups light brown sugar
  3. 2 eggs
  4. 2 tbsp water
  5. 2 tbsp vanilla
  6. 3 1/2 cups flour
  7. 1 tsp baking soda
  8. 2 tsps baking powder
  9. 1 tsp salt
  10. 1 tsp cinnamon
Perpetration
  1. Cream shortening and sugar; then add eggs, water and vanilla
  2. Sift dry ingredients and mix well
  3. Take little balls of dough and mash down with a fork; or you can roll out and cut with a cookie cutter ( using cookie cutter; add 1/2 cup more flour and refrigerate for a hour before rolling out.)
  4. Bake 8 to 10 minutes at 350 degrees.
  5. Add vanilla or caramel icing; or sprinkle with brown sugar or coconut on top before baking.

Notes

Easy to make favorite with children