Clara's Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Clara's Sugar Cookies

Sandra Roeder

By
@cookygram

This recipe was given to me by my Mother. She had gotten it from an old friend many years ago. I have made them for years. They are not only very tastey and addictive but are Great for bake sales or church functions or treats for your so-workers because it makes 80 to 100 cookies! Hope you enjoy them as much as my family and friends have! You will defineatly be asked to make then again!


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Serves:

makes 80-100 cookies

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 stick
butter ( not margarine)
2 c
white sugar
1 c
vegetable oil
2 large
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 tsp
lemon extract
5 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
salt
2 tsp
baking soda
2 tsp
cream of tartar
1
flat bottomed glass or cookie press
1/4 c
sugar for pressing cookie

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl mix the butter and 2 cups of sugar until well blended.
2
Add the oil,extracts and eggs and beat until light and fluffy.
3
Meantime ... in another bowl mix the flour,salt,cream of tartar and baking soda ... blend well.
4
Add the flour blend to the creamed mixture one cup at a time until well incorporated.
5
Make balls the size of a walnut and place on an ungreased cookie sheet one inch apart.
6
Grease the bottom of a flat-bottomed glass with a little shortening and dip it into a bowl of sugar. Press each ball to flatten slightly. Or press with a decorative cookie press.
7
Bake in a 350 degree oven for 12-15 minutes or until the edges are lightly browned.( my gas oven only takes 13 minutes)
8
Leave on the cookie sheet for 2 minutes then transfer to a cooling rack or your counter to finish cooling.

NOTE: Keep in a covered container or they really keep well in the freezer for weeks.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American