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Grandma's Soft Sugar Cookies

Photo: Oxmoor House
Yield Makes 6 dozen.
These cookies will bring back sweet memories of Grandma's kitchen.

Ingredients

  • 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

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