February 2016:  Sugar Cookies, Stir-n-Drop Style

Sugar Cookies, Stir-n-Drop Style

2 eggs
2/3 cup vegetable oil +1 tablespoon
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
3/4 cup white sugar + 1/4 cup
2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt

Heat oven to 400 degrees.

Beat eggs with a fork.  Stir in oil, vanilla extract, and lemon rind.  Blend in 3/4 cup sugar until mixture thickens.

Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt; stir into the oil mixture.

Drop cookie dough with a teaspoon onto an ungreased cookie sheet about two inches apart.  Flatten with the bottom of a glass greased slightly with oil and dipped in sugar.

Bake 8 to 10 minutes until delicate brown.
Makes approximately 2 dozen cookies . . .

A sweet treat for your sweetheart!  Yum!

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