Cream the shortening, sugar, milk and vanilla extract in large bowl until well blended.
Beat in the egg.
Combine the flour, baking powder and salt. Mix into creamed mixture. Cover
and refrigerate overnight.
Heat the oven to 375 degrees F.
Shape dough into balls about 1 1/2 inches. Push stick into the center of
the dough. Place the dough parallel 3 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
Flatten to 1/2 inch with floured spatula. Decorate as desired.
Bake for 8-10 minutes.
Cool on cookie sheet for 2 minutes.
Place on wire rack to finish cooling.
Posted by Marla at Recipe Goldmine 11/13/2001 7:39 am.