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    Mom's Sugar Cookies

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    42 mins

    30 mins

    12 mins

    Michelle S.'s Note:

    These are undoubtably the BEST sugar cookies I have ever had! They are crispy and perfectly sweet. You may decorate them with colored sugars for the holidays.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cookies

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cream together sugars, butter and salt until fluffy.
    2. 2
      Add remaining ingredients.
    3. 3
      Mix well.
    4. 4
      Heat oven to 350 degrees.
    5. 5
      Roll 1 Tablespoon dough into a ball.
    6. 6
      Place on an ungreased cookie sheet.
    7. 7
      Flatten with a sugared glass bottom (take a"glass" glass, butter the bottom and press into sugar, repeat the sugaring as often as needed.) Repeat until all cookies are done.
    8. 8
      Bake for 12-14 minutes - do not brown.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 03, 2003

      55

      I picked this recipe because the first reviewer said they were not sweet enough and that might appeal to others. Well I just made them! They turned out crisp and they are sweet but not too sweet.They were also extremely easy to make, I halved the recipe. One thing I did different was: I rolled the dough into little balls, dipped the ball in the sugar, sugar side up I pressed it down with a clean glass, this worked better for me. I am not a cookie person and make them more for my husband, friends and neighbours but I have nibbled away three of these cookies already!! Thanks to you and your Mom for this very easy and nice recipe

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    • on December 13, 2002

      25

      Sorry, but these just didn't wow us. We like crisp sugar cookies & your recipe looked easy (no rolling the dough, etc.) but they did NOT crisp. I assumed the 12-min bake time, per the top of the recipe page. For the 2nd batch, I made the cookies smaller, but no difference. These also are not very sweet, which I'm sure will appeal to others, but not to us.

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    • on February 23, 2003

      45

      mine are soft too, which was a happy surprise b/c I wanted soft sugar cookies, and they aren't too sweet, which I wanted! they ended up perfect, even though I was too lazy to smoosh them. chowing down on them currently!

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    Nutritional Facts for Mom's Sugar Cookies

    Serving Size: 1 (1508 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 100.6
     
    Calories from Fat 52
    51%
    Total Fat 5.8 g
    8%
    Saturated Fat 2.0 g
    10%
    Cholesterol 12.6 mg
    4%
    Sodium 45.8 mg
    1%
    Total Carbohydrate 11.1 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 0.2 g
    0%
    Sugars 4.4 g
    17%
    Protein 1.1 g
    2%

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