Grandma's Sugar Cookies

Soft chewy cookies perfect with coffee or milk

Grandma's Sugar Cookies

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  • Servings

    3" cookies


  • cups butter flavor crisco

  • 2

    cups sugar

  • 4


  • 2

    teaspoons vanilla extract

  • cups all-purpose flour

  • 2

    teaspoons baking powder

  • 1

    teaspoon salt


Preheat oven to 375° Cream Crisco and sugar. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add vanilla. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt. Gradually add to creamed mixture. Chill dough for at least 1 hour, or until easy to handle. On a lightly floured surface, roll the dough to 1/4 to 1/2 inch thickness. Cut with desired shape cookie cutter. Place cookies 1 inch apart on greased baking sheets. Sprinkle with additional sugar if desired. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.. Remove to wire racks to cool. Frost cookies if desired.


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