Dairy-Free Sugar Cookies with Vanilla Frosting

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Ingredients
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
2 large eggs
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 tablespoon soy milk

Directions
1. Preheat oven to 375°F and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
2. Combine flour, salt, and baking powder together in a medium-sized bowl.
3. In a large bowl, cream together shortening and sugar. Add the eggs and vanilla.
4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry, along with the milk.
5. Roll out on a floured surface and cut into desired shapes (or simply roll into balls).
6. Sprinkle with extra sugar and bake for 10-12 minutes. Cool completely before frosting. This recipe makes about 2.5 dozen cookies.

Vanilla Frosting

Ingredients
2 cups powdered sugar
1/2 cup shortening
2 tablespoons water
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions
1. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients. Beat with a mixer on low speed until combined. Beat for another few minutes until desired consistency is reached.

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