Total Time
3hrs 10mins
Prep 3 hrs
Cook 10 mins

I don't care for sugar cookies at all and I thought these really were the best darn sugar cookies ever! These cookies are so light and have a fabulous texture. Everyone is sure to love them.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream sugar, butter, powdered sugar, and oil.
  2. Then cream in eggs and vanilla.
  3. In a separate bowl mix baking soda, cream of tartar, and flour.
  4. Start adding dry ingredients to creamed ingredients less than 1 cup at a time.
  5. Chill in refrigerator at least 2 hours.
  6. Drop 1-2" balls on the cookie sheet.
  7. If you would like, you can flatten the balls with the bottom of a drinking glass that has been dipped in sugar.
  8. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until the edges are browned.
  9. You can also sprinkle on cinnamon and sugar, colored sugar sprinkles, etc.
Most Helpful

These are an excellent sugar cookie. However, your yield amount is way off. I got 64 very large cookies. I wondered when I saw the 4 plus cups of flour. I will certainly make these again.

Darlene10 August 28, 2003

These sugar cookies are very, very, good! They are soft, light, and rich. I also flattened the cookie with a glass dipped in sugar and cinnamon. Yum, yum!

Aunt Dawn September 17, 2003

I made these last night and added the nutmeg as another reviewer suggested. My hubby threw his in the trash after one bite. I like nutmeg in a lot of things, but these cookies are NOT one of them. Would have probably been good without that addition. I should have known better. Otherwise, were flaky, melt in your mouth and uniform in shape and color. Made them for a neighbor's 1st grade son to take to his teacher. I hope she doesn't flunk him. ;(

swanhillfarm March 10, 2014