The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

November 22, 2012

Brown Sugar Christmas Cookies

Herald-Banner Staff

ROCKWALL — Lisa Chappel, the Herald-Banner's publisher, shares this recipe for brown sugar Christmas cookies.

2 c. brown sugar

2/3 c. shortening

2 well beaten eggs

½ tsp. vanilla

3 c. flour

1 tsp. baking powder

½ tsp. salt

Sift dry ingredients.

Cream brown sugar and shortening; add eggs and vanilla.

Add both mixtures together.

Roll out thin and use Christmas cookie cutters to cut out your cookie shapes.

Bake at 375 degrees for 10-15 minutes, or until a light brown.


3 T. milk

Drops of food coloring

1 lb. powdered sugar