Mama Jan's Super Yummy Sugar Cookies

Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 8 mins

My MIL got these from her student assistant years ago and we have been making them ever since! My husband and I fight over them when she would send them to us in a care package when we didn't make it home for the holidays. Now I make them as well and we still fight over them! I bake them on my baking stones which makes them softer. If using a metal cookie sheet they will be harder.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream together the butter and sugar.
  2. Add egg and mix well.
  3. Sift dry ingredients together and blend into sugar mixture. Mix well.
  4. Add extracts and blend well.
  5. Chill one hour.
  6. Roll out to thickness of half your little finger and cut with cookie cutters.
  7. Bake at 400F for 8-10 until edges are golden.
Most Helpful

These cookies are yummy. The taste is great. My made it with my son of 4 years old. He helped me roll the dough and cut it in hearts and rabbits. I cooked them 10 minutes for the first batch. But with 9 minutes it was better. Thanks cook from scratch :) Made for PAC Spring 2010

Boomette April 18, 2010