Cut Out Sugar Cookies

1/2 cup margarine, softened

1 cup sugar

1 egg

2 tablespoons milk

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 cups flour

1/2 tsp. salt

2 tsp. baking powder

Granulated Sugar

Preheat oven to 375. Beat margarine, sugar, egg, milk and vanilla together until light and fluffy. Stir in flour, salt and baking powder, mixing well. Chill dough thoroughly. Roll small portions of dough at a time on a lightly floured board. Using a cookie cutter, cut out shapes, sprinkle with granulated sugar and place on a lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake about 8 min. Cool and store in tightly covered containers. 4 doz.

For healthier cookies: use Ulta Promise Margarine and skim milk. Then calories will be 39 and cholesterol 6 mg.