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little gentle cookies (a.k.a. suger cookies)

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Susan Hamilton
Fulton, MO

This recipe has been a staple in my family for a long time. I'm considered the cookie baker in our family and the family is willing to be guinea pigs. One of my nephews renamed these tasty and simple sugar cookies "little gentle cookies" when he was a little boy.

★★★★★ 1
serves 48
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For little gentle cookies (a.k.a. suger cookies)

  • 1 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    butter flavor shortening
  • 1 c
  • 2
  • 1 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 4 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

How To Make little gentle cookies (a.k.a. suger cookies)

  • 1
    Mix sugars, butter flavor shortening, oil and eggs together.
  • 2
    Add dry ingredients and vanilla.
  • 3
    Refrigerate until firm (about 1 hour).
  • 4
    Roll dough into balls and glatten with a glass that has been dipped in sugar. Cookies will spread while bakeing, so don't make dough balls to large.
  • 5
    Bake at 350 degrees for approximatley 8 minutes or until edges are slightly brown.
  • 6
    Cool slightly in cookie sheet and then remove to rack to cool completely.

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