Celestial Sugar Cookies

Recipe by greyghost
READY IN: 20mins




  • Sift flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt together.
  • Beat butter, oil, sugar and confectioner's sugar in separate mixing bowl until creamy.
  • Add eggs and vanilla and beat until smooth.
  • Add dry ingredients gradually and beat until well blended.
  • Chill, covered for 1 hour.
  • Shape dough into 1 inch balls and coat balls with additional sugar.
  • Arrange balls on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • Flatten with bottom of glass dipped in sugar. Press in additional color sugar for holiday decoration.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes or until lightly brown.
  • Cool and store in airtight container.
  • For variations: Add 1 tsp of almond extract or lemon extract, add 1/2 crushed almonds or hazelnuts, add 1 TBS finely chopped lemon zest, add 1 TBS crushed peppermint candies, roll in colored sugar for holidays, or use decorative glass to create pattern on each cookie.