For-My-Love Sugar Cookies Recipe
For-My-Love Sugar Cookies Recipe photo by Taste of Home

For-My-Love Sugar Cookies Recipe

Publisher Photo
Cut the dough for these crisp cookies into heart shapes...or form into letters to spell out sweet nothings to your sweetie. "These are our favorite sugar cookies," writes Marilyn Wheeler of Ellijay, Georgia. "They're one of the homemade treats I love to bake for friends and neighbors."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min.
MAKES:33 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min.
MAKES: 33 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup shortening
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 cups self-rising flour
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Orange Extract
  • Colored sugar, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 117 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 135 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and extract. Gradually add flour and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until easy to handle.
  2. On a floured surface, roll out dough to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut with lightly floured 2-in. cookie cutters. Sprinkle with colored sugar if desired.
  3. Place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 6-8 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: about 5-1/2 dozen.
Editor's Note: As a substitute for each cup of self-rising flour, place 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a measuring cup. Add all-purpose flour to measure 1 cup.
Originally published as For-My-Love Sugar Cookies in Quick Cooking January/February 2002, p19

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 117 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 135 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Reviews for For-My-Love Sugar Cookies

AVERAGE RATING
   (3)
RATING DISTRIBUTION
5 Star
 (2)
4 Star
 (1)
3 Star
 (0)
2 Star
 (0)
1 Star
 (0)
MY REVIEW
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 4, 2011

"First time I made these they were great. The next time I made them I added Andes mints pieces. Excellent!!!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 21, 2009

"I have made this cookie many times over the last eight years and use frosting to ice and decorate using my imagination. Would recommend to any one who loves to bake. Make lots of it and freeze, defrost and your ready to be creative."

Loading Image
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT
 

Contests & Promotions

Contests & Promotions

Follow Us

Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT