Sour Cream
Sugar Cookies
1/2 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1/2 tsp. soda
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. vanilla
2 2/3 cups flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 cup sour cream
Mix all ingredients and chill dough. Roll out on a board or cloth sprinkled with a sugar-flour mixture.
Cut into shapes.
Bake at 375º for 6 to 8 minutes.
Makes about six dozen.

Fried Asparagus
Fresh asparagus, left whole
Coat asparagus with flour and egg mixture.
Fry immediately in hot oil until brown.
Serve at once.

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