Mom's Sugar Cookies

Irene Marie Monks Kazan


This recipe came from my Mom. She first made these in the 1950's..We loved them. Such a tender great tasting cookie....Enjoy..


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10 Min
10 Min


  • 1 1/4 c
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 c
  • 1/4 c
    soft butter
  • 1/4 c
    crisco shortening
  • 2
    eggs beaten
  • 1 1/2 tsp

How to Make Mom's Sugar Cookies


  1. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside. Cream butter and shortening thoroughly. Add eggs and vanilla, mix well. Add flour mixture to egg mixture and blend thoroughly. Drop teaspoon onto cooking sheet with parchment paper.Sprinkle with colored sugar and Bake on 375 for 7-9 minutes. I like mine soft so I do them for about 7 minutes. Check them because every oven is different. Don't over bake..Enjoy....Makes around 2 to 2 1/2 dozen..The sugar cookies are left of the chocolate chip cookies on the bottom of the tray...

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About Mom's Sugar Cookies

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

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