The World's Best Sugar Cookies

READY IN: 2hrs 14mins
Recipe by Kim D.

I found this recipe in the Houston Chronicle, and I think it really is the best sugar cookie recipe! It's the best one I've tried!!!

Top Review by Shena

This recipe is terrific! We loved the taste and texture and it's a great recipe to let kids help out. I rolled some of the cookies in sugar with cinnamon and they were even better, but we really like cinnamon. Thanks for a great recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Beat oil and butter until blended.
  3. Add powdered sugar and 1 cup sugar; beat well.
  4. Beat in eggs and vanilla.
  5. Sift flour, soda, cream of tartar and salt together.
  6. Stir into sugar mixture.
  7. Mix well.
  8. Chill at least 2 hours.
  9. Roll into 1-inch balls; roll balls in sugar.
  10. Place cookies on ungreased cookie sheet and flatten with bottom of glass dipped in sugar.
  11. The cookies should be flattened to 2-inch rounds; don't flatten too thin.
  12. Bake for 10-14 minutes or until brown around the edges.

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