Mother's Vanilla Sugar Cookies

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by myokiel_7033604

Wonderful Sugar cookie recipe from a best friend and former coworker.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream together butter, shortening, sugars and vanilla, using low speed of electric mixer.
  2. Beat in eggs, one at a time.
  3. Sift together dry ingredients and beat in slowly.
  4. Divide mixture into at least four parts and wrap each in waxed paper.
  5. Chill till firm.
  6. Working with one part of dough at a time, roll out on lightly floured board, no thinner than 1/8th inch.
  7. cut shapes and place on ungreased baking sheets.
  8. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  9. Bake cookies in preheated oven about 8 to 10 minutes. Cool on racks.
  10. If desired, frost or ice with Ornamental Frosting.
  11. Makes about 8 dozen cookies.

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