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These are truly a lovely cookie. Very low sweetness until you frost them, then they are glorious.

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cookiefrostingrocks September 26, 2013

These are great. Hubby loved them. His mother was a great baker and made a fantastic soft rolled cookie. One that is hard to make because the dough is so soft. But oh so delicious. So thankyou, these are so easy...and so good. The family will enjoy for years.

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grfox33 December 20, 2012

A nice sugar cookie when you don't want to go to all the work of cut-outs. I flattened the dough slightly before baking on parchment paper. Will definitely make again; adding to my collection of favorites!!

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MicheleE December 23, 2011

They are soo good, made them without the icing and they are very tasty just as the recipe is. I also made them last week with splenda and smart balance butter substitute as the shortening and they came out great! Thanks for the post!

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JoeyMiraglia April 22, 2010

i only used the frosting and it was really good...mine always ends up w/more of a beige color though from that little bit of vanilla. is it just me? how does your look so white?

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cass and sam February 11, 2009

Delicious cookies! So simple to make and they have a wonderful flavor. I baked them at 400 degrees for nearly 10 minutes. I will shorten the time for baking to 8 minutes because they did get a little too brown on the bottom, but they still taste great. I used parchment paper for easy cleanup and a better cookie overall. I love the icing as well - the consistency is just right for spreading it on the cookies. I only got about 2 1/2 dozen, but that's probably because mine were slightly larger than 1 1/2 inch balls. By the way, Kittencal was right - these cookies do taste yummy even without icing. These will definitely be on my Christmas cookie list from now on. Thanks for sharing!

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Lainey6605 November 30, 2008

wonderful cookies, I just made the cookies without the frosting and baked them in a 350 degree convection oven to crisp up slightly, my DS likes to dip them in his coffee, I also added in 1 teaspoon almond extract, I will make again next time with the icing, thanks for sharing Mel!

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Kittencalskitchen August 08, 2008

Well, it's not the typical sugar cookie, that's for sure. The frosting is good and it is really what has made this cookie for us. It just wasn't our thing -sorry. I guess we are too used to the regular sugar cookies. Thanks for posting. It was great to try it out! Made for 123 Tag Game.

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Color Guard Mom February 10, 2009
Soft Italian Sugar Cookies