Best Ever Sweetened Condensed Milk Cookies

"These cookies were super easy to make. I made them for a Girl Scout activity and they were the first ones to go. I have made them several times with different cookie cutters for different holidays and they are always a success. I always make a sugar glaze even royal icing to decorate. I give you my word they will be a hit!!! Enjoy"
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Ready In:
2hrs 12mins
36 cookies




  • Combine flour, baking powder and salt. Cream butter and sweetened condensed milk mixer on low speed, beat in, eggs and vanilla. Beat at medium speed for 1 minute Add flour mixture and beat on slow speed until combined (if using portable mixer use wooden spoon to stir in last portion of flour mixture).
  • Divide dough into thirds. Wrap and chill dough about 2 hrs (or less) until easy to handle.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/8 inch thickness. Reroll as necessary to use all dough. Place one inch apart on ungreased baking sheets. Sprinkle with colored sugar if desired. bake 9 to 11 minutes or until very lightly browned around the edges. Store loosely covered at room temperature. Decorate as you wish.

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  1. These cookies were pretty good~! I realized that I didn't have enough flour, so I had to use half of every ingredient...I hope that was okay... The cookies turned out kind of bland, but then again, I didn't add any sugar or glaze or anything like that--but I thought they were good just by themselves anyway!
  2. I really hate writing bad reviews but I feel I must to save others from wasting their time and money on such a poor quality recipe. The cookues are tasteless and have an almost sponge-like consistency. I had to salvage the dough by adding sugar and milk..still didnt make an improvement. Sorry.
  3. All 3 of us do not like these cookies. After making half and realizing no flavor and that it has a very doughy taste I took the last half, divided it into 3's and added brown sugar, powder sugar then carmel bits to the different batches. None were anything I would make again. I tried another cookie this morning to see if maybe the flavor had grown overnight. Nope. I went right to the trash can and spit it out. It was like eating a spoon full of flower. It dried my mouth right out.
  4. I wish I could rate these higher, but the truth is that if I had made them as stated in the recipe, I don't think we would have ate them at all. And, even with an addition of some dark brown sugar and pecans, my hubby still didn't like them that much - he just thought they were okay, ate only one, and told me he wasn't going to eat any more.<br/><br/>I made half a recipe because I had made some kheer with half a can sweetened condensed milk and so that's how much I had in order to use it up. I tried the dough and, indeed, it was not sweet enough. This is somewhat amazing because I usually cut sugar from cookie recipes, finding them too sweet. However, I ended up using 1/4 cup dark brown organic sugar to sweeten it up. While I thought that the cookies would have been fine without, I also added about 1/4 cup finely chopped pecan.<br/><br/>While I thought they were good, at almost 120 calories per cookie, I can only recommend these if you don't have any other ingredients to make some other dessert. Additionally, if you also take the time to chill and roll out (which I didn't), then I would definitely veto these.
  5. They hold their shape nicely but they have no flavor/sweetness. They are very biscuit-like. I will not make them again.



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