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Crisp Sugar Cookie Mix Recipe
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Crisp Sugar Cookie Mix Recipe

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Eneatha Attig Secrest of Mattoon, Illinois has relied on the mix for these light sugar cookies for years, even selling it at bazaars. "I package it in a plastic bag tied with pretty ribbon and attach a cookie cutter and copy of the recipe," she notes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:96 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 96 servings

Ingredients

  • 5 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS (for each batch):
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • Colored sugar, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 74 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 66 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first four ingredients; mix well. Store in an airtight container in a cool dry place for up to 6 months. Yield: 2 batches (8 cups total).
  2. To prepare cookies: In a large bowl, cream the butter. Beat in egg and extracts. Gradually add 4 cups cookie mix; mix well. Cover and chill for 2-3 hours or overnight.
  3. On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/8-in. thickness. Cut with a 2-1/2-in. cookie cutter dipped in flour. Place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Sprinkle with colored sugar if desired. Bake at 375° for 7-9 minutes or until the edges are lightly browned. Cool on wire racks. Yield: about 4 dozen per batch.
Editor's Note: Omit colored sugar if you want to frost the cookies.
Originally published as Crisp Sugar Cookie Mix in Quick Cooking March/April 1999, p19

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 74 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 66 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

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Reviewed Dec. 3, 2013

This is one of my favorite homemade gifts to give. In addition to being easy to make, I've baked up the cookies as well, and they're delicious!

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Reviewed Dec. 8, 2011

Love this idea for a gift! :)

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