My Mailman's Favorite Sugar Cookies Recipe

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MY MAILMAN'S FAVORITE SUGAR COOKIES

MaryJane Kent

By
@MaryJaneDinsmoreKent

My Mailman loves to find these in my mailbox at Christmas!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 Tbsp
baking soda
1 tsp
cream of tartar
3
egg yolks
1 c
real butter
2 tsp
vanilla
2 c
white sugar
colored sugar or sprinkles, if you must

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2Cream the butter and sugar.
3Blend in the egg yolks and vanilla.
4Add the flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt. Mix just until blended. Mixture will be somewhat crumbly.
5Form into walnut-size balls, or larger if you want a bigger sugar cookie.
6Roll cookie balls in plain or colored sugar or sprinkles.
7Bake on an ungreased cookie sheet for about 8 - 12 minutes. Do not let these get brown.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids, Heirloom
Hashtags: #light, #BUTTERY, #delicate