Heidesand (My Famous Sugar Cookies)

Recipe by ReeLani
READY IN: 35mins
YIELD: 3 dozen




  • Cream butter or margarine and the sugars in a large bowl til fluffy.
  • Add egg and vanilla to butter/sugar mixture and blend well.
  • In another bowl combine flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt.
  • Stir flour mixture into butter/sugar mixture til all is incorporated.
  • Form dough into 1-inch balls (refrigerate for a few hours first if too soft to handle).
  • Roll balls of dough in sugar (either regular granulated sugar or colored sugar as you prefer), place on an ungreased cookie sheet, and flatten.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes, until very lightly brown.