Halloween Sugar Cookies with Almond Vanilla Frosting

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Oh how I love the fact that I married into this recipe :) I look forward to any holiday because of these AMAZING sugar cookies along with the even more AMAZING almond and vanilla frosting. It just doesn't get much better when it come to sugar cookies.

Sugar Cookies
Dry Ingredients:
6 cups of Flour
2 teaspoons of Baking Soda
1 teaspoon of Salt

(mix together is small bowl)

Wet Ingredients:
1 cup Shortening
2 cups Sugar
2 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 cup Sour Cream

(Blend wet ingredients until smooth in large bowl)
Stir dry ingredients into wet ingredients.
Roll out amazing cookie dough. Use your favorite/festive cookie cutters.
Bake @ 400 degrees for 7-8 min.

Let cool.

In the mean-time make the frosting.

Almond and Vanilla Frosting
Blend together the following:
1/2 cup Shortening
1/2 cup Butter
3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
4 cups powder sugar
2 Tablespoons milk

Dye the frosting whatever color your heart desires.. and taste the beaters if you like :)
Once the cookies are cooled... frost away!



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  1. Finally a Halloween sugar cookie recipe with this frosting! Growing up I always knew Halloween Sugar Cookies had a different frosting, but could never find the recipe!! Thank you!