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    Sugar Cookies

    Sugar Cookies. Photo by Diana #2

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    Trisha W's Note:

    This recipe was given to me by a lady from Texas about 25 yrs. ago. It is the best sugar cookie recipe I have ever tasted, and the response to it from others who have eaten it has been similar to my experience. I have never tried to ice it or make shapes from it. It's just good on its own. This is a double recipe - because that is how it was given to me.

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    1. 1
      Cream butter and sugars.
    2. 2
      Add oil, eggs and vanilla and mix.
    3. 3
      Add dry ingredients gradually.
    4. 4
      Measure out by level spoonfuls.
    5. 5
      Roll into balls.
    6. 6
      Place on ungreased cookie sheet and flatten with the bottom of a glass dipped into sugar.
    7. 7
      Bake at 375 until just set and edges are slightly browned (about 10 minutes.).

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 15, 2012


      i just finished baking a double batch for my grandsons birthday party and i have to say i may have to bake another double batch as everyone was eating them as they were coming out of the oven!!! they are absolutly the best sugar cookie recipe i have made, the dough was very easy to work with, yummmmmmm

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    • on December 04, 2011


      12/2011 Started with these again. Wish I had checked my last review -- did the entire recipe -- got at least 10 doz., maybe more ! DID do convection, and most were light brown in 7 min. My batter is WAY too soft to roll in balls - used scoop with good results. Happy Holidays, Trisha.

      12/2010 My first batch of Christmas cookies ! YUMMM! I have never made sugar cookies because I am rolling-pin challenged -- BUT saw these could be dropped ! SO easy ! I made 1/2 batch and got 6 1/2 doz. cookies, using a #40 Zeroll scoop ! First time to use convection option - 1st batch was brown edged at 8 minutes, so set the rest for 6, and removed when tan color started. I always bake cookies on Sil-Pat, and they did not spread much at all. Just wet the bottom of a juice glass and pressed into colored sugar then lightly on the cookie prior to baking. I did refrigerate between batches, only a few minutes. They are wonderful ! Thanks for posting, Trisha W.

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    • on December 03, 2010


      I used light butter (my real butter disappeared last week over Thanksgiving!) and so the texture of these cookies was much more pillow-like than if I had used REAL butter. But! That said! They're amazing, and if you LIKE a chewy cookie (which I do), then light butter is a fine choice! I did have to refrigerate the dough and skip the roll-into-balls stage... my friend and I had to force ourselves to stop eating after we plowed through six cookies. Yum!

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    Nutritional Facts for Sugar Cookies

    Serving Size: 1 (2770 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 188.4
    Calories from Fat 104
    Total Fat 11.5 g
    Saturated Fat 4.1 g
    Cholesterol 23.8 mg
    Sodium 148.9 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 19.5 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
    Sugars 8.8 g
    Protein 1.8 g

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