Heirloom Brown Sugar Cookies

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

These easy, crisp cookies are a family favorite. The recipe was originally called “fork cookies.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift together flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt; set aside.
  2. Cream together butter, brown sugar and sugar in bowl until light and fluffy, using electric mixer at medium speed. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  3. Gradually stir dry ingredients into creamed mixture, blending well. Shape mixture into 1 ¼ inch balls. Place balls, about 3 inches apart, on greased baking sheets. Flatten with floured fork in one direction.
  4. Bake in 375°F oven 10 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from baking sheets; cool on racks. Makes 6 dozen.
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Most Helpful

Sorry but I didn't care for these at all. Followed directions as written but they turned out bland and tasteless. They were not the rich crisp cookie I expected.

bputgego July 01, 2010

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