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    Sugar Cookies

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    28 mins

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    8 mins

    nmhaas82's Note:

    My great-grandmother made the BEST sugar cookies. They are soft and delicious and easy to make! I remember helping my grandmother roll out the balls of dough and flatten them on the pan, and now my son helps me do the same thing! Perfect family activity!

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    1. 1
      Soften lard and butter, and stir in sugar and eggs.
    2. 2
      Then add salt, vanilla, cream of tartar, baking soda, and flour. Mix well.
    3. 3
      Roll dough into balls (about the size of ping pong balls or a little smaller).
    4. 4
      Roll the balls in a bowl of sugar.
    5. 5
      Place the balls on a greased cookie sheet.
    6. 6
      Grease the bottom of a glass and push it into the sugar. Use the glass to push each ball flat so it is about 1/2 inch thick.
    7. 7
      Bake at 350 for 8-10 minutes or just until the outside edges start to brown.
    8. 8
      Cool them on parchment paper.

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    • on June 10, 2011


      Simple to make & a pleasure to eat: What more could you want! We fell in love with these great tasting treats! Thanks for sharing the recipe! [Made & reviewed in New Kids on the Block recipe tag]

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    Nutritional Facts for Sugar Cookies

    Serving Size: 1 (967 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 122.0
    Calories from Fat 54
    Total Fat 6.0 g
    Saturated Fat 1.5 g
    Cholesterol 10.3 mg
    Sodium 71.5 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 15.7 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.2 g
    Sugars 8.3 g
    Protein 1.3 g

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