Flaky Sugar Cookies

Flaky Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Bonnie Sokoloski


I love these cookies. They have been a favorite of my family for years. The cookies are very flaky and fragile and don't travel well but they never get too far from the kitchen anyways.


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20 Min
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1 c
white sugar
1 c
powdered sugar
1/2 c
1/2 c
1 c
vegetable oil
2 tsp
vanilla extract
4 1/2 c
white flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
1 tsp
cream of tartar

How to Make Flaky Sugar Cookies


  • 1Beat together first 7 ingredients until fluffy.
  • 2Slowly add flour, soda salt and cream of tartar until dough is soft and pliant.
  • 3Shape into 1/2 inch balls.
  • 4Press down with base of a glass dipped in sugar.
  • 5Bake at 350 degrees 8-10 minutes. Remove promptly from cookie sheet onto racks to cool.

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About Flaky Sugar Cookies

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

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