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Grandma's Easy Sugar Cookies

Soft, sweet, and simple! They require overnight refrigeration.

Course Dessert
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 1 day 30 minutes
Servings 4 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 C. sugar
  • 1 C. powdered sugar
  • 1 C. margarine
  • 1 C. oil
  • 2 eggs well beaten
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. almond extract
  • 1 tsp. cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 5 1/4 C. flour
  • 1 bottle of decorating sugar optional

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, cream both kinds of sugar and margarine. Add beaten eggs. Stir in oil and flavorings.

  2. In a smaller bowl, mix dry ingredients together. 

  3. Blend with the wet ingredients.

  4. Cover and refrigerate the dough overnight.

  5. Form into balls and dip in granulated sugar or colored decorating sugar. 

  6. Place on a baking sheet. Flatten each ball with the bottom of a glass dipped in decorating or granulated sugar.

  7. Bake at 350 for 7-8 minutes. Do not over-bake, so they stay moist and soft.

Recipe Notes

oven temp: 350