Carol Wieberg, owner of Frosted, shares her secrets for sweet delights that are sure to please every time.

4 cups all-purpose flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
2 sticks of unsalted butter, softened
2/3 cups shortening
1 ½ cups granulated sugar
2 large eggs
2 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoons vanilla extract

Mix dry ingredients together in a bowl. Cream together butter and shortening.

Gradually add the sugar, eggs, milk and vanilla extract to the butter and shortening. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the creamed mixture.

Wrap cookie dough in plastic and refrigerate for three hours.

Roll out chilled cookie dough on floured surface and place on cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake in a preheated oven at 375 degrees until the cookie edges are lightly browned. Cool on a cookie rack.

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