Ultimate Sugar Cookies

Ultimate Sugar Cookies

8 reviews, 4.5 star(s). 75% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

Decorations: granulated sugar, colored sugar crystals, frosting, candies, choc chips, nuts, raisings, coconut, decorating gel.


1 1/4 cups Sugar
1 cup Butter flavored Crisco Shortening
2 Eggs
1/4 cup Light corn syrup
1 tablespoon Vanilla
3 cups Self rising flour

Original recipe makes 3



1. Heat oven to 375?. Place sheets of foil on countertop for cooling cookies.

2. Combine sugar and crisco in large bowl. Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended. Add eggs, syrup, and vanilla. Beat until well blended and fluffy.

3. Add flour gradually to creamed mixture at low speed. Mix until well blended. Divide dough into 4 quarters. TIP: If dough is too sticky or too soft to roll, wrap each quarter of dough with plastic wrap. Refrigerate at least 1 hour.

4. Spread 1 Tbsp of flour on large sheet of waxed paper. Place 1/4 of dough on floured paper. Flatten slightly with hands. Turn dough over and cover with another large sheet of waxed paper. Roll dough to 1/4" thickness. Cut out with floured cutter. Transfer to ungreased baking sheet with large pancake turner. Place 2" apart. Sprinkle with granulated sugar or colored sugar crystals, or leave plain to frost when cooled.

5. Bake one baking sheet at a time at 375? for 5-9 minutes, depending on the size of yoru cookies. DO NOT OVERBAKE! Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet. Remove cookies to foil to cool completely, then frost if desired.

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made with frosting, took about 6 min in the oven
inlovewithfood2012 3y ago

Best and easiest recipe! They practically melt in your mouth. Delicious.
katielove7 4y ago

I thought they were going to be really good with a 5 star rating, but they were more like a hybrid shortbread cookie. The search continues.
Sethlevanen 6y ago

I enjoyed making these sugar cookies with my daughter and would make them again for sure.
tishalynnh 7y ago

Soft and chewy if you don't overbake! Even better with frosting, sprinkles, or however you want to decorate them! The perfect cookie to make with all of your favorite holiday shapes. Take a picture ~ they won't last long!
KatieWI 8y ago

[I posted this recipe.]
tdscollon 8y ago

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