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Rolling Pins
 
 

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Here is a thrift friendly substitute for a rolling pin.  Use a plastic soda jar filled with liquid and a very tight lid.

 

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Here is a recipe that makes good use of your rolling pin.

 

Rolled Sugar Cookies

Ingredients

1 cup butter
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp almond flavoring
2 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp cream of tartar
1 tsp baking soda
 

Cream the butter and the sugar.  Add the egg, the vanilla and the almond flavoring.

Sift the dry ingredients, and then add to the mixture.  Put the dough in the refrigerator to chill for approximately 3 hours.

Roll out the dough, and cut into shapes.  Place on a greased baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees for 7 minutes, or until lightly browned. Sprinkle with granulated sugar before baking, if desired.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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