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Basic Sugar Cookies


2 cups sugar

1/2 cup sour milk

4 cups flour

1/4 Tsp baking soda

3/4 cup shortening
(or butter)

2 well beaten eggs

1 Tsp grated nutmeg

1/4 Tsp salt


Cream the shortening and sugar.

Sift the flour,remeasure and sift again with the baking soda,salt and nutmeg.

Alternately add milk and dry ingredients to the creamed mixture.

Mix well aand then drop by spoonfuls onto a well oiled cookie sheet.

Bake at 430 deg for 10-12 min.

Makes approximately 6 dozen cookies.