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    Crispy Vanilla-Spice Sugar Cookies

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    29 mins

    20 mins

    9 mins

    Buster's friend's Note:

    Sugar cookies kicked up a bit with minced ginger - Mmmmm! Bonus - these do not have to be rolled (but the cookie painter's in this house DEMAND those paintable shapes LOL!) Found in The Washington Post who noted this recipe was adapted from cookbook author Nancy Baggett. The dough only has a 10 minute rest time notes - so it is fast too. Bet it would be OK wrapped in the fridge if you are like me - dough one day, bake the next.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cookies

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Position an oven rack in the upper third of the oven; preheat to 350 degrees. Lightly grease several baking sheets or line with parchment paper.
    2. 2
      In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, 1 1/4 teaspoons of the cinnamon and the salt. Set aside.
    3. 3
      In a large bowl, using a stand mixer or electric hand mixer on medium speed, beat the butter, oil, sugars and ginger for about 2 minutes, until very light and fluffy, scraping down the bowl as needed. Add the eggs, vanilla extract and lemon zest, mixing until smooth. Reduce the speed to low and add about half the flour mixture, mixing to incorporate. By hand, add the remainder of the flour mixture, mixing well. Let the dough stand 10 minutes to firm up slightly.
    4. 4
      Meanwhile, combine the sugar and the remaining 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon in a shallow bowl.
    5. 5
      Divide the remaining dough into thirds, then divide each third into 12 equal portions. Roll the portions between the palms of your hands to form balls; place them on the baking sheets, spacing them about 2 inches apart. Wipe the bottom of a flat-bottomed glass lightly with vegetable oil. Dip the glass into the sugar-cinnamon mixture, then press down on a ball to form a 2 1/4-inch round. Continue forming the cookies, dipping the jar bottom into the cinnamon sugar between each cookie and oiling it after every 2 or 3 cookies. Lightly sprinkle the cookies with more cinnamon sugar or a little colored sugar, if desired.
    6. 6
      Bake, 1 sheet at a time, for 6 to 9 minutes or until the cookies are just light golden brown around the edges; do not overbake. Rotate the pan from front to back about halfway through baking to ensure even browning. Let cool for 2 minutes on the baking sheet, then transfer the cookies to a wire rack to cool completely.

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    Nutritional Facts for Crispy Vanilla-Spice Sugar Cookies

    Serving Size: 1 (1235 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 164.4
     
    Calories from Fat 85
    52%
    Total Fat 9.5 g
    14%
    Saturated Fat 3.8 g
    19%
    Cholesterol 25.2 mg
    8%
    Sodium 52.2 mg
    2%
    Total Carbohydrate 18.2 g
    6%
    Dietary Fiber 0.4 g
    1%
    Sugars 8.3 g
    33%
    Protein 1.6 g
    3%

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