Best Loved (Melt in Your Mouth) Sugar Cookies

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Tricia Foley

This is my favorite sugar cookie recipe. It is from BH&G cookbook. An excellent addition to your holiday tray.

Top Review by ladypit

Yummy. I had 3 egg yolks to use up and went looking for a recipe that not only would use them, but only called for ingredients I already had. These were easy to make and the kids loved them. I bagged them and stuck them in the freezer for easy lunchbox additions. Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large mixing bowl beat butter and shortening with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds.
  2. Add sugar, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt.
  3. Beat until combined, scraping sides of bowl occasionally.
  4. Beat in egg yolks and vanilla until combined.
  5. Beat in as much flour as you can.
  6. Stir in remaining flour.
  7. Shape dough into 1" balls.
  8. Place 2" apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  9. Bake in a 300 degree oven about 15 minutes or until sides are set (do not let edges brown).
  10. Cool on cookie sheet for 1 minute.
  11. Transfer to a wire rack and let cool.
  12. Enjoy.

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