Best Ever Sugar Cookies

Best Ever Sugar Cookies Recipe

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jo Leary

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@justbake

This recipe has been in my family for years. It makes over twelve dozen cookies and you can experiment with different extracts and add-ins.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
Plenty
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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2 c
sugar
2 stick
butter, softened
5 c
pillsbury flour
2 tsp
cream of tartar
2 tsp
baking soda
1 c
crisco vegetable oil
2
large eggs (at room temperature)
1 tsp
vanilla extract
cinnamon & sugar mixture
coconut extract
coconut (flaked)
walnut pieces
extra sugar

How to Make Best Ever Sugar Cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Sift flour, cream of tartar, baking soda & set aside.
  • 2Cream butter & sugar till fluffy. About 2-3 minutes. Add oil, eggs & desired flavoring. Mix well.
  • 3Add flour gradually, beating well after each addition.
  • 4Roll dough between your palms, into small balls. Place an inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Smooch (crisscross) with a fork.
  • 5Place a piece of walnut on each cookie and sprinkle generously with cinnamon and sugar mixture.
    Bake at 350 for 10 to 12 minutes -- or until cookies are slightly brown around edges.
  • 6I usually split the batter in half & add coconut extract and 2 cups of coconut. Roll in balls, smooch with a fork and sprinkle white sugar on top. Another option is just to roll the balls in sugar and crisscross with a fork.
  • 7These cookies can be frozen in Ziploc bags or stored in tins, lined with waxed paper between layers. They usually keep for up to three months.

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About Best Ever Sugar Cookies

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




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