Lemon Drop Cookies

1 cup Shortening
2 cup White sugar
1/4 cup Lemon juice
1/2 cup Water
1 tsp Baking soda
1 tsp Cream of Tartar
3 cups Flour

Beat the shortening for about 30 seconds to soften. Add sugar, continuing to beat until mixture is light and fluffy. Combine the lemon juice with the water. Combine all dry ingredients. Alternately mix the wet and dry ingredients together with the shortening mixture, mixing well. Drop dough by spoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets. Bake at 450 F for 8 to 10 minutes.

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