Aunt Nelda's Sugar Cookies

Recipe by Kree6528
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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 24
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Measure 3/4 cup sugar into a large bowl.
  • Add oil and stir until well blended.
  • Break eggs into small bowl and beat well with egg beater.
  • Stir, with vanilla flavoring, into shortening mixture.
  • Measure sifted flour, cream of tartar, soda and salt into a flour sifter; sift into a medium bowl.
  • Gradually add flour mixture to shortening mixture, beating with a spoon after each addition.
  • Chill bowl of cookie dough overnight, or until dough can be easily handled.
  • Drop dough by FULL teaspoonsful onto greased cookie sheets.
  • Sprinkle with granulated sugar (Omit sugar if cookies will be frosted).
  • Flatten slightly with the bottom of a glass.
  • Bake in 350 degree F oven 10-12 minutes or until done.
  • Remove from oven and with broad spatula and slide at once onto rack to cool.
  • NOTE: For cut-out cookies, roll to 1/8” thickness on lightly-floured board.
  • Cookies will be harder than the drop cookies--use flour sparingly.
  • This dough may also be rolled, chilled, and sliced like refrigerator cookies.
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