Basic Dough

This simple dough can be used in a variety of recipes. To make the dough easier to work with, chill for 1 to 3 hours.



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Prep Time: 15 mins
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Ingredients
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    1/2  cup 
    butter, softened
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    1/2  cup 
    shortening
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    1   cup 
    sugar
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    1   teaspoon 
    baking powder
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    1/4  teaspoon 
    salt
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    egg
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    vanilla
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    2 1/4  cups 
    all-purpose flour

Directions
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In a large mixing bowl beat butter and shortening with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add sugar, baking powder, and salt. Beat until combined, scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Beat in egg and vanilla until combined. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Stir in any remaining flour with a wooden spoon.
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