melt in your mouth sugar cookies

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Leah Robertson
Siloam Springs, AR

This cookie is very light. I don't frost these with icing. They are kinda fragile and taste great with just sugar sprinkled on top or you could do cinnamon and sugar. I recommend you double the recipe!

★★★★★ 2
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For melt in your mouth sugar cookies

  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 c
    shortening
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1
    egg

How To Make melt in your mouth sugar cookies

  • 1
    Sift together (I don't sift, I mix, but..) the first 4 ingredients.
  • 2
    Cream the sugar and shortening. Add egg and vanilla to the creamed mixture.
  • 3
    Beat and slowly add the dry ingredients until well combined.
  • 4
    Roll dough into balls (1/2 the size of a golfball) and place on cookie sheet. Flatten the balls with a bottom of a glass dipped in grandulated sugar.
  • 5
    Bake for 10 minutes at 350 degrees.

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