Heirloom Sugar Cookies

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

Everyone used to say my great grandma's sugar cookies were the best ever, but then my mom mixed her recipe with her own. These are seriously the best. My friend Angelo even got in trouble with his girlfriend for saying I make the best sugar cookies.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix butter, salt and sugars.
  2. Beat in egg, milk, and vanilla.
  3. Stir in flour, baking powder, and baking soda.
  4. Drop by rounded spoonfuls on ungreased cookie sheets.
  5. Butter the bottom of a 12 ounce glass, dip in sugar and flatten cookies. If desired, sprinkle cookies with nutmeg, pumpkin pie spice, colored sugar, or sprinkles.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are just golden-brown.


Most Helpful

I'm one of those odd creatures who does not like sugary stuff (probably a good thing, right?) but...I have a little "goodie exchange" going with my sweet 11-year-old neighbor, and we're always trying to "out-cookie" each other. These got BIG applause! PUtting it in my file for Christmas baking!

La Dilettante July 04, 2014

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