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Amish Sugar Cookies Recipe
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Amish Sugar Cookies Recipe

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These easy-to-make cookies simply melt in your mouth! I've passed the recipe around to many friends. After I gave the recipe to my sister, she entered the cookies in a local fair and won the "best of show" prize! —Sylvia Ford, Kennett, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES:30 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES: 30 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 233 calories, 14 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 108 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. In large bowl, beat the butter, oil and sugars. Beat in eggs until well blended. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda and cream of tartar; gradually add to creamed mixture.
  2. Drop by small teaspoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: about 5 dozen.
Originally published as Amish Sugar Cookies in Country Extra July 1990, p45

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 233 calories, 14 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 108 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

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Reviewed Jan. 21, 2015

"Wonderful suger cookie recipe! Makes a veryu good size batch."

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Reviewed Jan. 7, 2015

"Oh my gosh! These are the perfect cookie-cross between tea cookies and sugar cookies. The cream of tartar makes them truly delectable. I am a sweet freak and believe me, these are the best."

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Reviewed Jan. 1, 2015

"I have a recipe that is very similar, the difference is it uses vegetable shortening instead of oil. And a cup of coconut. They are truly melt in your mouth wonderful. Seems that you could use any flavoring you like in these....lemon would be good for a summer treat."

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Reviewed Dec. 30, 2014

"Great cookie...have made this recipe for years, i substitute almond extract for the vanilla."

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Reviewed Dec. 17, 2014

"I brought this recipe with me to Georgia when I moved from Michigan most Southerners love it"

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