Easy Gifts from the Kitchen: Brown Sugar Cookies

Brown sugar cookies store well for gift giving. Put them in a resealable plastic container, place a bow on top and add the recipe card.


  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2 cup flours
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
Baking Instructions:
  1. Mix brown sugar and shortening, pressing out lumps with the back of a large spoon or the tines of a fork.
  2. Stir flour and baking soda until well blended.
  3. Mix in egg and vanilla.
  4. Add a little bit of milk if the dough is too dry.
  5. Preheat oven to 325°.
  6. Spray cookie sheet with spray oil.
  7. Place large spoonfuls of mixture on the cookie sheet.
  8. Place in center rack in oven.
  9. Bake for 5 to 10 minutes.

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