Although we do not have an Aunt Edna in our family I grew up thinking that this was our Aunts recipe. I didn’t find out that it’s just one that’s been in the family, just not of the family, for years.
If you make sure you get them out of the oven before they start turning brown they will be perfectly soft sugar cookies. They are a family favorite.

1 Cup Margarine / Butter
1 1/2 Cup White Sugar
3 Eggs
3 Cups Flour
2 tsp Cream of Tartar (I use Baking powder)
1 tsp Baking soda
1/2 tsp Salt
1 tsp Lemon Juice
1 tsp Nutmeg

Sift flour, cream of tartar, soda, salt & nutmeg.
Cream butter and sugar together. Add eggs and vanilla.
Blend dry and wet ingredients together.
Add enough additional flour to roll out.
Bake at 375 for 9 – 11 minutes.

Beat together:
2 Cups Icing Sugar
1/5 Cup Butter
1 tsp Vanilla
3 Tbsp Canned milk

This recipe also doubles very nicely.