Favorite Sugar Cookies

Photo: ghasty

Our families favorite sugar cookie

Yield: 8 servings ( Serving Size: dz )
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  • 1 cup(s) butter soften
  • 1 cup(s) vegetable oil
  • 1 cup(s) sugar
  • 1 cup(s) powdered sugar sifted
  • 2 piece(s) large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon(s) vanilla extract
  • 4 cup(s) all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon(s) baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1 teaspoon(s) cream of tartar
  • 1/2 cup(s) sugar for decorations


  1. Beat butter and vegetable oil at medium speed
  2. with an electric mixer until blended;

  3. Gradually add 1 cup sugar and
  4. powdered sugar, beating well.

  5. Add eggs and vanilla, beating well.

  6. Combine flour and next 3 ingredients;
  7. add to butter mixture,
  8. beating at low speed until blended.

  9. Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls
  10. 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.

  11. Dip a flat-bottomed glass in 1/2 cup sugar,
  12. and flatten each mound of dough to 1/4-inch
  13. thickness (about a 1-1/2 inch circle)

  14. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes*
  15. or until edges are golden.

  16. Remove to wire racks to cool.
December 2011

This recipe is a personal recipe added by ghasty and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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