Fairy Dust Sugar Cookies



These sugar cookies are so light and airy, and crispy... I just love them!! This recipe was given to me at my church from my sunday school teacher over 35 years ago.. It is still my favorite sugar cookie!!


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3 dozen depending on size
10 Min
10 Min


  • 3 c
    powdered sugar, sifted
  • 2 c
  • 2
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp
    almond extract
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 5 c

How to Make Fairy Dust Sugar Cookies


  1. In a large mixing bowl; cream the powdered sugar and margarine till fluffy.
  2. Add eggs one at a time mixing well, add in extracts, soda, crm of tartar and mix well.
  3. Add in flour mixing in 1 cup at a time, till all has been added.
  4. Dip out with a teaspoon and roll into a little ball; lay on cookie sheet and flatten out with the bottom of a glass, that has been dipped in granulated sugar. (spray the bottom of the glass with cooking oil spray for the first time, so sugar will stick to glass)
  5. I now use a cookie scoop to dip out the dough then roll into a ball. Bake at 375* for 7 min.! Let cool on tray just a minute or so before removing; so they can firm up a little... Enjoy!

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About Fairy Dust Sugar Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom

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