Clara's Sugar Cookies

Clara's Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Sandra Roeder


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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makes 80-100 cookies
15 Min
15 Min


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

How to Make Clara's Sugar Cookies


  • 1In a large bowl mix the butter and 2 cups of sugar until well blended.
  • 2Add the oil,extracts and eggs and beat until light and fluffy.
  • 3Meantime ... in another bowl mix the flour,salt,cream of tartar and baking soda ... blend well.
  • 4Add the flour blend to the creamed mixture one cup at a time until well incorporated.
  • 5Make balls the size of a walnut and place on an ungreased cookie sheet one inch apart.
  • 6Grease 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.
  • 7Bake in a 350 degree oven for 12-15 minutes or until the edges are lightly browned.( my gas oven only takes 13 minutes)
  • 8Leave 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.

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About Clara's Sugar Cookies

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

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