Heirloom Brown Sugar Cookies

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Olha7397

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

Top Review by Suzanne P.

I haven't tried the recipe yet. But I have noticed there is no Vanilla in the recipe. with that amount of flour I would think the Vanilla would be one of the ingredients. Also the butter seems a little light. Slightly less flour?

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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