Merry Christmas Cookies

 

1/3
cup shortening
1/3
cup sugar
1
egg
2/3
cup honey
1
tsp. lemon flavoring
2 3/4
cups all-purpose flour
1
tsp. baking soda
1
tsp. salt

 

 

Mix shortening, sugar, egg, honey, and flavoring thoroughly.  Stir together flour, salt, and baking soda;  blend in.  Chill dough.

 

Heat oven to 375°.  Roll dough out 1/4" thick on floured board.  Cut into desired shapes.  Place 1" apart on lightly greased baking sheet.  Bake 8 to 10 min., or until no imprint remains when touched lightly.  When cool, ice and decorate as desired. 

 

Makes about 4 doz. 2-1/2" cookies.