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    Heidesand (My Famous Sugar Cookies)

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    35 mins

    15 mins

    20 mins

    ReeLani's Note:

    These cookies never last out the day at work, church get-togethers or wherever I take them. I got this recipe back in high school in my German class and have been making them ever since. Yummy! They've become my annual blue ribbon winner at the local county fair.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    dozen

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cream butter or margarine and the sugars in a large bowl til fluffy.
    2. 2
      Add egg and vanilla to butter/sugar mixture and blend well.
    3. 3
      In another bowl combine flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt.
    4. 4
      Stir flour mixture into butter/sugar mixture til all is incorporated.
    5. 5
      Form dough into 1-inch balls (refrigerate for a few hours first if too soft to handle).
    6. 6
      Roll balls of dough in sugar (either regular granulated sugar or colored sugar as you prefer), place on an ungreased cookie sheet, and flatten.
    7. 7
      Bake at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes, until very lightly brown.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 09, 2003

      55

      Very good sugar cookie. I made them with real butter. They have a nice texture, too. I got exactly 4 dozen out of this recipe and used my 1-inch cookie scoop (I love that thing). A little refrigeration was necessary in order to easily form the dough balls. I rolled the dough in sanding sugar before baking. Those big sugar crystals really made the cookies look nice. I baked them at 325° for about 12 minutes because I used a convection oven. Thanks for sharing.

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    • on November 28, 2002

      55

      I'm in LOVE.....These are exactly what I was looking for, soft on the inside, sugary and crispy on the outside. I got 5 dozen and I baked them 8 minutes. I used margarine but can imagine the richness if butter is used. The last pan is still in the oven but I ha to sit down and type this......THESE ARE HEAVEN SENT!!!Thank you angel...ReeLani!

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    • on December 23, 2002

      55

      These have to be the richest sugar cookies I've ever tasted! I did use real butter and they almost taste more like a butter cookie than the light, delicate sugar cookies that I am used to. I rolled in a cinnamon/sugar mixture which worked perfectly. I prepared a little larger than the directions called for and got a total of 2 dozen. Delicious! Thank you, ReeLani!

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    Nutritional Facts for Heidesand (My Famous Sugar Cookies)

    Serving Size: 1 (814 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1220.4
     
    Calories from Fat 575
    47%
    Total Fat 63.9 g
    98%
    Saturated Fat 39.5 g
    197%
    Cholesterol 224.6 mg
    74%
    Sodium 1384.3 mg
    57%
    Total Carbohydrate 149.7 g
    49%
    Dietary Fiber 2.8 g
    11%
    Sugars 69.4 g
    277%
    Protein 13.5 g
    27%

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