Shiela's Sugar Cookies

Shiela's Sugar Cookies
Shiela's Sugar Cookies might be just the dessert you are searching for. This recipe makes 48 servings with 138 calories, 1g of protein, and 6g of fat each. This recipe covers 2% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. A mixture of salt, sugar, cream of tartar, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so tasty. It can be enjoyed any time, but it is especially good for Christmas. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Instructions

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Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
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In a large bowl, cream together the 1 cup margarine, shortening, white sugar and 1 cup confectioners' sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in 1 teaspoon lemon juice.
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Combine the flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt; gradually stir into the creamed mixture. On a lightly floured surface, roll the dough out to 1/4 inch in thickness.
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Cut into desired shapes with cookie cutters.
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Place cookies 1 1/2 inches apart onto prepared cookie sheets.
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Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
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To make frosting, combine the 3 cups confectioners' sugar, 1/4 cup margarine and 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice in a medium bowl.
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Mix until smooth, adding milk 1 tablespoon at a time until frosting has reached its desired consistency.
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