World's Greatest Sugar Cookies

Total Time
29mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
9 mins

These cookies are so great! I love to make them for holidays and decorate with my friends and family. Try with my "Royal Icing" recipe.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cream Crisco and sugar together.
  2. Add all other ingredients except flour.
  3. Slowly add flour until you can handle it enough to roll out on a floured surface (Dough can also be used for filled cookies).
  4. Cut dough with cookie cutters into fun shapes.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees F for 8-10 minutes.
  6. Don't overcook.
  7. They will look pretty lightly colored when done.
  8. If they start to brown, you've cooked them too long and they won't be soft.
Most Helpful

4 5

These are very good. I added a bit of almond flavoring and a touch of nutmeg. Be careful not to over cook! I didn't have time to do the icing, I've printed it and will try it next time.

5 5

These cookies were great! The took very little time to put together and even less time to bake! I used this recipe to make cut out cookies of cars and airplanes for a baby shower and every one loved them!

5 5

2nd review: I made these again and they are sooooo good! I had people begging me for more, and I had planned on taking them to neighbors and friends.....it is a good thing I doubled the recipe. I did actually use cookie cutters this time *I went out and finally broke down and bought some*, and they were so easy to do! I also cooked them for 8 minutes exactly this time, due to a new oven that heats and works properly. Thanks so much for this great recipe!!! 1st review: These are the BEST sugar cookies that I have made, by far!!! I love this recipe and will be making these from now on. They were a flaky soft, which is what I love in sugar cookies. I added 7 cups flour, then used a cookie scoop (1-inch) and then placed them on an ungreased cookie sheet. I then used the bottom of a glass coated with sugar to flatten them to 1/4 inch, and baked them for about 10-12 minutes. I was finding that cooking them for 8 minutes wasnt enough, and 10 minutes they were still a tiny bit doughy, but I just kept testing them, but didnt really keep track of the time. Thanks so much, and hope you like the pic! :)