Cookie Challenge #4: Crisp Sugar Cookies

Cookie Challenge #4: Crisp Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Stacia Osborn


A crisp, melt-in-the-mouth sugar cookie!

★★★★★ 1 vote
8 dozen
1 Hr
10 Min


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1 c
butter, softened
1 c
canola oil
1 c
1 c
confectioners sugar
2 Tbsp
butter flavoring
1 Tbsp
orange peel, grated (or lemon peel if you don't like orange!)
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract
5 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/4 c
ground macadamia nuts
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
1 tsp
cream of tartar
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
additional sugar to roll dough balls in before flattening

How to Make Cookie Challenge #4: Crisp Sugar Cookies


  • 1In a large bowl, beat the butter, oil, and sugars until well blended. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in the butter flavoring, orange peel, and vanilla.
  • 2Combine the flour, nuts, baking soda, salt, cream of tartar, and cinnamon; gradually add butter mixture and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until easy to handle.
  • 3Roll into 1 inch balls, then roll in additional sugar. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten with a glass dipped in additional sugar.
  • 4Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes or until the edges just begin to darken. Cool on wire racks.

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