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Crisp Sugar Cookies Recipe
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Crisp Sugar Cookies Recipe

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My grandmother always had sugar cookies in her pantry, and I now regularly bake these wonderful cookies to share with friends. We grandchildren would empty that big jar quickly because those cookies were the best! —Evelyn Poteet, Hancock, Maryland
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min.
MAKES:48 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min.
MAKES: 48 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 5 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup 2% milk

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 117 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 105 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk. Cover and refrigerate 15-30 minutes or until easy to handle.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°. On a floured surface, roll out dough to 1/8-in. thickness. Cut out cookies into desired shapes. Place 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets.
  3. Bake 10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove from pans to wire racks to cool completely. Yield: 8 dozen.
Originally published as Crisp Sugar Cookies in Taste of Home October/November 1993, p63

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 117 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 105 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

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Reviewed Dec. 20, 2014

"My very first cut-out cookies and they are great . . . thin and crisp and with such a gorgeous delicate flavor that just melts in the mouth and dazzles the senses . . . thank you"

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Reviewed Dec. 11, 2014

"My parents were going to an elder's outing and I needed to fix something to help them out, so I made these-delicious"

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Reviewed Dec. 7, 2014

"These are the best, my family loves them."

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Reviewed Aug. 8, 2013

"I've tried a couple other sugar cookie recipes but I keep coming back to this one. Its absolutely the best! Been making it for years! I dont try others any more."

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Reviewed Mar. 27, 2013

"Didn't make nearly as much as I thought it would."

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