Carriage House: Holiday foods and sugar cookies for a sweet new year

Carriage House Inn provided our readers with this recipe for Sugar Cookies. Pictured above: Challah - fresh from the bakery at the Carriage House Inn in Calgary.

by the Carriage House Inn 

(AJNews) – Sugar Cookies make a great dessert or snack. Their sweetness makes them an ideal way to kickstart the Jewish New Year. This recipe was provided by the Carriage House in Calgary.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 8 minutes

Total Time: 23 minutes

Serving size: 24 cookies


• 3 cups flour

• 2 teaspoon baking powder

• ½ teaspoon baking soda

• ¼ teaspoon allspice

• 1 cup shortening

• 1 teaspoon vanilla

• 2 eggs, beaten

• 1 cup sugar

• ¼ cup milk


Sift dry ingredients together in a large bowl. Cut in shortening. Add vanilla, beaten eggs, sugar and milk and mix well. Roll out dough and cut into your favorite shapes. Sprinkle tops with sugar and place on a baking sheet to bake at 400 degrees until slightly browned.

Visit for catering delicious holiday meals, side dishes and desserts as well as dining options and bakery offerings at the Carriage House in Calgary. 

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