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melt in your mouth sugar cookies

a recipe by
Nancy Eickenberg
Defiance, OH

If you're looking for a soft cut sugar cookie, this is the recipe for you! I looked for a recipe like this for years and finally got this one from a friend. ENJOY!

serves 4-5 dozen
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For melt in your mouth sugar cookies

  • 1 3/4 c
  • 1 c
  • 2
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
  • 6 c
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1 c

How To Make melt in your mouth sugar cookies

  • 1
    Cream sugar and Crisco until light and fluffy, add eggs, baking soda, baking powder, salt and vanilla. Mix well.
  • 2
    Alternate flour and buttermilk. (I usually only use between 5 1/2 -5 3/4 cups of flour). Cover and refrigerate for an hour.
  • 3
    Place dough on floured pastry cloth. Roll to desired thickness. 1/4" makes a good puffed up cookie. Cut out and bake at 350 for 7-9 minutes until just golden brown on the bottom.

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