How to make it

  • Heat oven to 375°F. Combine butter, powdered sugar and 1/2 cup sugar in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add egg and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Reduce speed to low; add flour, cream of tartar and baking soda. Beat until dough forms a ball.
  • Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten to about 2 inches with bottom of glass dipped in sugar; sprinkle with decorator sugars, if desired. Bake for 7 to 9 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Let stand 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets. Cool completely.
  • Recipe Tip
  • If cookies spread too much, chill dough about 1 hour

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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    delicous sugar cookies{Makes a lot thats good} thanks
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  • lor 6 years ago
    Thank you Shirley, I love sugar cookies and have so many recipes for them but these look really good!
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  • shirleyoma 7 years ago
    Debbie I've only made them in the oven.. if you make them in a pan.. let me know... happy cooking
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  • debbie919 7 years ago
    Sounds like a great sugar cookie recipe. Have you ever made pan cookies out of them? If so, did it work well? Thanks!
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  • knwalter 7 years ago
    They sound just too yummy!! Will try for sure, thanks for the comment on my Chocolate Cheesecake by the way, I sure hope you enjoy it, I also have one I'll be posting soon that is a Pumpkin Cheesecake, I checked around on the site last night and didn't see one quite like mine, so keep an eye out. Have a GREAT weekend!!
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  • michellem 7 years ago
    Thank you so much for the great recipe. Your picture is pretty. M
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  • shirleyoma 7 years ago
    Me Too! lol lol
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  • pudgy47 7 years ago
    Nothing taste better than a good sugar cookie, still warm and a cold glass of milk. This recipe brings out the little boy in me.
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