Sugar Cookies

Sugar Cookies


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This basic recipe is essential to have on hand with little kids. Decorating sugar cookies is the perfect solution to birthday parties, rainy days and much more!

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  • 1 C. margarine
  • 1 C. vegetable oil
  • 1 C. confectioners' sugar
  • 1 C. white granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 1/2 C. all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. cream of tartar
  • decorating sugar, if desired

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Cream together butter, oil, sugars and vanilla. Add eggs; beat until fluffy. Sift flour, salt, soda and cream of tartar together and add to creamed mixture. Beat until smooth. Make into balls and roll in plain or colored sugar. Place on un-greased cookie sheet and press with a glass dipped in sugar. Bake at 350 degrees for 12 minutes.

Yield: 100 cookies

Note: These cookies freeze well after baking.

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