173 Reviews

This was the easiest sugar cookie recipe I've ever made. My family loved them, and some friends raved about how soft they were and asked for the recipe.

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Jen1 October 24, 2001

These are great! I changed the sugar amount to 1 cup and the vanilla amount to 1 TB. They came out perfect. I'll be making these a lot.

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Bramble2012 August 21, 2002

These cookies were great! We substituted softened butter for the oil, but the cookies were still unquestionably delicious!

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Sarah Grace May 27, 2002

These turned out very nice.!!! I added i cup of sugar and more vanilla like Johanna2 suggested. I rolled them into balls and pressed them down for a more finished look. I also added aprox. 1/2 tsp of peppermint extract and green food coloring (to wet mixture) and sprinkles, and whala! Christmas cookies!!! Very festive looking.

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integrity1st December 16, 2002

I started to freak out reading all the comments, because people were modifying so much, and random comments said the baking powder taste was horrible, and some said the cookies were oily! In the end I gave up and decided to make it just like the recipe said. I did mix in a little cinnamon with the sugar that I used to flatten out the cookies. And they were GREAT! I have no idea what every is talking about, but they tasted good right out of the oven, and a day later. ...I would tell you if they were good two days after I made them but none of them lasted that long.

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Aly Can't Cook December 01, 2011

I don't know what kind of baking skill these other negative reviewers have, but this was an extremely easy recipe and they came out wonderful! Not every cookie needs to be super sweet like a box of Chips Ahoy. I'm sure you can modify the recipe to your liking as most seem to be doing, but why mess with a perfect cookie?? I was just looking for a sugar cookie recipe without butter and this one was top of the list and perfect!

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bjdiegel June 17, 2015

This is by far the worst cookie recipe I ever made. It tastes horrible!

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TaisDelmar August 20, 2013

These cookies are excellent! I added 1/4 cup of brown sugar for a little extra flavor and they turned out delicious! Thanks for the great recipe!!!

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Becky Muse June 03, 2003

These are fantastic, so easy, and quick! I have made them several times. I have stored them for up to 2 weeks and they are still soft. You can even add sprinkles on top before they bake to give them some color. I have also done colored sugar.

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Callie_annie January 30, 2014

These are the best sugar cookies i have ever eaten. I did add a bit more sugar until i found the batter sweet to my liking. One of my favorite cookies and my boyfriend ate ten at a time...

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MICHELLE burgard June 19, 2003
Grandma's Soft Sugar Cookies