Melt in Your Mouth Sugar Cookies

Recipe by Adie264
READY IN: 30mins
YIELD: 6 dozen




  • Preheat oven to 350°F On waxed paper, combine flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt.
  • In large bowl, with mixer at medium speed, beat butter, powdered sugar and 1/2 cup sugar, about 2 minutes or until creamy. Reduce speed to low, beat in egg, then beat in oil and vanilla. Gradually beat in flour and mixture just until blended, occasionally scraping bowl.
  • Place remaining 2 tablespoons granulated sugar in saucer. Shape dough by rounded teaspoons into 1/4 inch balls. Place balls 2 inches apart, on ungreased large cookie sheet.
  • Dip punch cup or glass with raised or cut design on bottom or coarse side of meat mallet into sugar in saucer, use to press and flatten each ball into 1 1/2 inch round.
  • Bake cookies 10-11 minutes or until edges are golden. Transfer cookies to wire rack to cool. Repeat with remaining dough.
  • Store cookies in tightly covered container at room temperature up to 1 week or in freezer up to 3 months.