Cream shortening and sugar together. Add the rest of the ingredients one at a time in order of appearance on the list, mixing each thoroughly.
Chill at least 1 hour. Roll out to ¼ inch thickness and cut into desired shapes.
Bake on greased cookie sheet 10 to 12 minutes in a 350 F oven.
Should not be lightly browned, but cooked through.
Your Christmas Cut Outs is ready. Good luck!
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