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This week's recipe is from Christmas Cookies. Click on the cookbook to read more about it and get a sneak peek inside!
Christmas Sugar Hands

Submitted by: Georell Bracelin from Bend, OR
1 c. shortening
1 c. sugar
2 eggs, beaten
1-1/2 t. vanilla extract
2-1/2 c. all-purpose flour
1-1/2 t. baking powder
Optional: 1/2 t. salt
Garnish: frosting

Mix together shortening and sugar; stir in eggs and vanilla. Add dry ingredients; mix well. Chill in refrigerator for at least one hour to overnight. Roll out on a floured surface to 1/4-inch thickness; gently place hands on dough and trace with a butter knife. Arrange on ungreased baking sheets. Bake for 10 minutes at 350 degrees. Let cool on wire racks; frost as desired. Makes 2 to 3 dozen.

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