Mom's Sugar Cookies

Mom's Sugar Cookies

2 reviews, 3 star(s). 50% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

These are a thin and crispy sugar cookies that is great for decorating.

"Wonderful melt in the mouth cookies. Delicious. This is a Christmas time favorite for me."


1 1/2 cups Confectioner's Sugar
1 cup Butter
1 Egg
1 teaspoon Vanilla
1/2 teaspoon Almond flavoring
2 1/2 cups Flour
1 teaspoon Baking Soda
1 teaspoon Cream of Tartar

Original recipe makes 48 Servings



Mix sugar and butter. Add egg and flavorings; mix until thoroughly blended. Sift dry ingredients together and stir into butter mixture. Refrigerate dough 2-3 hours. Heat oven to 375 degrees.

For Rolled Cookies: Roll dough on lightly floured pastry cloth to 1/4" thickness. Cut with cookie cutters.

Sprinkle with sugar; place on lightly greased baking sheet. Bake 7-8 minutes.

For Drop Cookies: Roll dough into small balls. Place 2 inches apart on lightly greased baking sheet. Bake for about 10 minutes.

Makes 4 dozen.

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This is a Christmas favorite in my family.


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Hmmm..qty of measure missing!
judytan 3y ago

Wonderful melt in the mouth cookies. Delicious. This is a Christmas time favorite for me.
Loshebo 3y ago

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