A very tasty treat for the Thanksgiving holiday that can be prepared in just a few simple steps.
What you'll need:
3/4 cup of Crisco
1 cup of sugar
1 teaspoon of vanilla
2.5 cups of flour
A bowl to mix things in
A greased cookie sheet
A mixer of some sort
Sprinkles, chocolate chips, etc
Before you begin be sure to preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
Mix together 3/4 cup of Crisco, 1 cup of sugar, 2 eggs, 1 teaspoon of vanilla in a bowl thoroughly.
After mixing, pour 2.5 cups of flour into the mixture.
Stir the flour into the mixture evenly.
After mixing in the flour, place the dough on a cookie sheet and flatten out.
Place your hand in the dough and use a knife to cut an outline of it in the dough.
Seperate the outlining dough away from the hand.
Using chocolate chips, sprinkles, etc, decorate the cookie to your liking.
Use cookie cutters to shape the remainig dough and decorate to your liking.
Place the cookies on a greased baking sheet.
Place the cookies in the oven and bake for 10 minutes.
Remove the cookies from the oven and let them cool for a few minutes.