Little Gentle Cookies (a.k.a. Suger Cookies)

Little Gentle Cookies (a.k.a. Suger Cookies) Recipe

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Susan Hamilton


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.

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1 c
confectioners' sugar
1 c
1 c
butter flavor shortening
1 c
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)


  • 1Mix sugars, butter flavor shortening, oil and eggs together.
  • 2Add dry ingredients and vanilla.
  • 3Refrigerate until firm (about 1 hour).
  • 4Roll 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.
  • 5Bake at 350 degrees for approximatley 8 minutes or until edges are slightly brown.
  • 6Cool slightly in cookie sheet and then remove to rack to cool completely.

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About Little Gentle Cookies (a.k.a. Suger Cookies)

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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