Grandma's Soft Sugar Cookies

Grandma's Soft Sugar CookiesRecipe
Photo: Oxmoor House
These cookies will bring back sweet memories of Grandma's kitchen.


Makes 6 dozen.

Recipe from

Gooseberry Patch


1 1/2 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups butter or margarine
1 cup flaked coconut
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 egg
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt


Mix sugar, butter, coconut, vanilla, and egg together. Stir in remaining ingredients. Shape dough by rounded teaspoonfuls into balls. Place on ungreased baking sheet 3 inches apart. Flatten cookies to 2 inches in diameter with a glass dipped in sugar. Bake at 350° until cookies are set (about 7 to 9 minutes). Cookies will be pale in color. Cool slightly. Remove from baking sheet and store tightly covered.