Sugar Cookies

Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Tammy Taylor


This recipe was given to me over 25 years ago from an owner of a local ice cream shop. These cookies are delicious and easy to make. I do not add the lemon extract as I am not a big fan of lemon in my cookies.


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100 cookies
3 Hr
10 Min


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6 c
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 1/2 tsp
2 c
butter, softened
3 c
eggs (beaten)
6 Tbsp
2 tsp
1 1/2 tsp
lemon extract (optional)

How to Make Sugar Cookies


  • 1Preheat oven at 350*
  • 2Sift dry ingredients together.
  • 3Cream shortening and sugar together.
  • 4Blend in eggs, milk and vanilla.
  • 5Blend in dry ingredients.
  • 6Chill in refrigerator for 2 hours.
  • 7Make balls and roll in sugar.
    Or.... You can also roll out and cut out shapes
    If you are going to put icing on the cookies, do not roll them in sugar
  • 8Place on baking sheet.
  • 9Bake for 10 minutes. Baking time may vary depending on your oven
  • 10Remove from baking sheet and cool
  • 11Add icing if desired

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About Sugar Cookies

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

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