2 c flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
6 Tbs butter
1/3 c shortening
3/4 c sugar
1 Tbs vanilla
1 Tbs milk
Preheat oven to 375
Stir together flour, b powder and a dash salt. In another bowl beat butter and shortening* for 30 sec. add sugar and beat until fluffy. Add egg, milk and vanilla, mix well. Add dry ingredients until well combined. Cover and chill 3 hours. Roll out a part of the dough at a time onto a floured surface to about 1/8 in thickness. Cut into shapes and bake on ungreased cookie sheet bake at 375 for 8 min. or until edges are lightly browned.
* I have used butter only (a total of 11 1/3 Tbs.)
Beat 1/2 c butter and 1 Tbs vanilla and 1 Tbs milk, add enough powdered sugar to make a nice spreading consistency. Top with sprinkles, or colored sugar.
Serve with coffee, milk, cocoa, heck serve with anything!