Mother’s Lemon Sugar Cookies

1/2 cup butter, softened

1/2 cup butter-flavored shortening

1 cup sugar

1 egg

1 tablespoon milk

2 teaspoons lemon extract

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour

3/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

Additional sugar

In a large bowl, cream butter, shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg, milk and extracts. Combine the flour, salt and baking soda; gradually add to creamed mixture.

Shape into 1-in. balls or drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Flatten with a glass dipped in sugar.

Bake at 400° for 9-11 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Immediately remove to wire racks to cool