grandmas soft sugar cookies

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Regina Colucci
from Denison, TX

This has been in my family for 5 generations!They never get hard. Light and fluffy, just the right amount of sweetness. Once you try these you will never use any other recipe!I don't! Hint: The dough is just as good as the finished cookie!! I always think of my Grandma when I make these with my little girls, I hope you enjoy them as much as we do!

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 3 to 4 doz
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For grandmas soft sugar cookies

  • 1/2 c
    crisco
  • 1/2 c
    margarine softened i use tub bluebonett
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1
    egg
  • 2 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 c
    buttermilk
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

How To Make grandmas soft sugar cookies

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350. In mixing bowl combine shortening, butter, sugar and egg. I use my trusty wooden spoon, using a mixer puts too much air in the batter and ruins the cookies.
  • 2
    Add the rest of the ingredients and stir well. The batter will be soft and creamy.
  • 3
    Drop by spoonful onto greased cookie sheet. Pat down lightly with you fingers and sprinkle each dough drop with sugar. Bake 8-10 min. Cool completely and store in your favorite cookie jar. Enjoy!Bet you can't eat just one!!!

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