1 1/3 C. Crisco Butter Flavor Shortening
1 1/2 C. Sugar
2 tsp. Vanilla
2-3 tbsp. Milk
4 C. Flour
1 tbsp. Baking Powder
1/2 tsp. Salt
Thoroughly cream shortening, sugar, and vanilla. Add egg; beat till light and fluffy. Stir in milk, Sift together dry ingredients; blend into creamed mixture. Divide dough in 4 equal portions. Chill 1 hour. On lightly floured surface, roll to 1/8 inch thickness. Cut in desired shapes with cookie cutters. Bake on greased cookie sheet at 375 degrees for 6 to 8 minutes. Cool slightly; remove from pan.
Makes 4 dozen cookies (depending on size of cookie cutters).