Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

I got this recipe from a friend at school who did a speech on them. She gave us each a sample. They were so good!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix granulated sugar, powdered sugar, butter, and cooking oil together.
  2. Add eggs, mix again.
  3. Add flour, cream of tartar, vanilla, and baking soda mix together.
  4. Drop small balls of dough on cookie sheet.
  5. Pour a small amount of granulated sugar in a bowl.
  6. Dip bottom of a cup in the small bowl of sugar.
  7. Then slightly flatten dough with the bottom of cup.
  8. Bake in oven at 375 degrees.
  9. Bake for about 10-12 minutes or until lightly brown.
Most Helpful

5 5

An excellent cookie and so tender. I thought we'd have to refrigerate the dough before forming into balls but it worked out ok without chilling. We used a small meatball (1-inch size) scoop and made about 5 dozen cookies.

5 5

Excellent cookies, I have but one 3'X 4' counter to work at; not having to roll these out was great and they were and I say were cause they are all gone...Fantastic

5 5

These are awesome. Very light and fluffy. I like my sugar cookies with lemon flavor, so I left out the vanilla and added the juice and grated rind of one lemon. Truly great cookies.