melt in your mouth sugar cookies

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Rachel Burke
from Southeastern, OH

These are a family favorite. They are always requested during holidays, special events and cookie exchanges. They always freeze extremely well and you would never know once they have thawed.

serves 5 Dozen
prep time 35 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For melt in your mouth sugar cookies

  • 1 c
    unsalted butter - softened
  • 1 c
    oil (vegitable or canola)
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    confectioners' (powder) sugar
  • 4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda

How To Make melt in your mouth sugar cookies

  • 1
    Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2
    Cream together the butter, oil and sugars.
  • 3
    Add the eggs, one at a time. Then add the vanilla. Mix until nice and fluffy.
  • 4
    In a separate bowl, combine the flour, salt, cream of tartar and baking soda.
  • 5
    Add the flour mix to the butter mix, and combine until fluffy.
  • 6
    Let the dough rest in the fridge for about 30 minutes or longer.
  • 7
    Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • 8
    When ready to bake, drop the batter by the tablespoon onto the cookie sheet, about 2 inches apart. (A cookie dough scoop works best for perfect, uniform cookies).
  • 9
    Bake for 9-11 minutes, making sure NOT to let them brown!