Sugar Cookie Recipe

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This crunchy, buttery recipe is certain to take its place as one of the best sugar cookie recipes you've ever tasted. Decorate these tasty cookies in endless ways to add a festive touch to the Holidays or any day.
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Servings: makes approximately 3 dozen
Ingredients
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 5 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup salad oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Directions
PREP
15 mins
COOK
10 mins
READY IN
25 mins
  • By hand, not a mixer, cream the butter and gradually add the sugars.
  • In a separate bowl, beat the eggs.
  • Add the eggs to the sugar mixture.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt.
  • Add one cup of the flour mixture to the egg and sugar mixture, alternating it with 1/4 cup of the oil, stirring between each addition until all of the flour and oil is incorporated.
  • Stir in vanilla.
  • Roll dough in small balls approximately 1 inch in diameter and place on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  • Flatten each with the bottom of a glass dipped in sugar.
  • Bake at 350° for approximately eight minutes or until golden brown.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool on wire racks.
  • Can be frosted with your favorite icing or sprinkled with colored sugars for decoration.
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