Tuesday, March 3, 2015

"Oh The Places You'll Go! " Cookies for Dr. Suess Birthday

These are really easy to make sugar cookies.

1/2 cup soft butter
1/2 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 eggs
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups all purpose flour

food coloring and sprinkles (optional)

Cream together butter, shortening and sugar. Next mix vanilla, eggs and buttermilk in with butter mixture. Mix well and add all the rest of the ingredients. Mix well and divide into four equal dough balls. Next add three drops of color to each of the balls of dough and knead well. To make the swirl cookie, take about an inch sized piece of each dough ball and roll into a log about three inches long. Then swirl together by placing the dough pieces side by side and form into a circle. roll dough circle in sprinkles and bake for about 10-12 minutes on 350*.

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