Big, Big Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Big, Big Sugar Cookies

Susan Cutler

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@suak

After baking these, I make bundles 6 cookies each as they are large, I wrap in cellophane paper and tie with bow - don't forget a tag.


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Serves:

4 dozen

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

2 c
sugar
1 c
margarine, softened
2
eggs
1 tsp
lemon extract
4 1/4 c
flour, divided
2 tsp
cream of tartar
2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
nutmeg
1 c
sour cream
raisins or maraschino cherries (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Beat the sugar and margarine together.

Add eggs and lemon extract; cream together.

Combine 4 cups flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, salt, and nutmeg and add to sugar/egg mixture alternately with sour cream.

Then add about 1/4 cup more flour to stiffen dough.

Put dough on a floured board and roll to 1/2 inch thick. Use more flour as needed.
2
Use floured rim of a wide-mouthed jar or bowl to cut cookies about 4 inches in diameter.

Place each cookie on a greased cookie sheet about 2 inches apart.

Sprinkle with sugar before baking. Add a raisin or chunk of maraschino cherry in center of cookie, if desired.
3
Bake at 350F Degrees for 15 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
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