- 3/4 cup shortening
- 1-1/2 cups sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup buttermilk
- In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar until light and fluff. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; add to the creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk, beating well after each addition. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours (the dough will be very soft).
- Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Place a raisin in the center of each cookie. Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: about 6-1/2 dozen.
Reviews forSoft Sugar Cookie
"these cookies are great. very soft nd flavorful. I rolled in balls and rolled in sugar. I did a extra cup of flour as the dough was very sticky. I think I'll replace my old standby for these"
"I love this soft sugar cookies. They are really soft and tasty, my family liked them a lot."
"I put frosting on my cookies. The flavor was very good, but mine were a little flat."