Valentine Sugar Cookies
Contributed by Susan
Source: New Mexico Magazine, February 2000

3/4 c. granulated sugar
1/2 c. melted shortening or salad oil
2 eggs, beaten
1 t. vanilla
2 c. sifter flour
1 t. cream of tartar
1/2 t. baking soda
1/2 t. salt

Blend sugar with shortening. Stir in beaten eggs and vanilla. Sift
flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt; add to shortening mixture
and mix well. Chill unti easy to handle. Turn onto lightly floured
board; roll to 1/8-inch thickness and cut with heart-shaped cookie
cutter. Arrange on a greased baking sheet and bake in a hot oven at 375
degrees, for 10 to 12 minutes. Let cool and frost with colored powdered
sugar frosting. All colors are acceptable on Valentine's Day.
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