Tender Crisp Sugar Cookies

Tender Crisp Sugar Cookies


"These no-roll sugar cookies are great for the holidays. Children like to shape the cookies into balls and dip them into the sprinkles!"


35 m servings 173 cals
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Original recipe yields 60 servings



  • Calories:
  • 173 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 10.1 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 18.8g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 1.8 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 22 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 87 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cream butter, shortening and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Sift dry ingredients, add to creamed mixture; mix to blend.
  2. Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Dip in regular or colored sugar or decorator sprinkles. Place on lightly greased cookie sheet. Flatten slightly with the bottom of a water glass.
  3. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 10-12 minutes. *Larger cookies bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 15 minutes.
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  1. 25 Ratings


As I write this I am only this recipe's 12th reviewer, which I can only guess is because it has an average rating of a mere 3-1/2 stars. I'm hoping to boost that, as this recipe is simply underr...

I am on a quest to find the best sugar cookie recipe. Sadly, this was not what I was looking for. If you like cakey sugar cookies, you might like these. They taste about like the sugar cookie...

I love sugar cookies and these are the best sugar cookies I have ever made. And No cookie cutters necessary!! You can't go wrong with this recipe.

Wow, I couldn’t believe it when I found this recipe. It is almost the exact recipe my mom has made ever since I can remember (her recipe adds 1 tsp more salt). She told me her best friend gave...

I was about to submit this recipe when I realized it was already here! I changed the scaling/serving amount to 20 though and use 1 cup butter and no shortening. These are the cookies my Grandma ...

I made thesefor my son's 1st grade Valentine's party this past week. This worked just fine. I dipped the cookies in red sugar crystals and 22 first graders, 2 teachers, my 4-year old, and my hus...

Best crsipy style sugar cookie around! Don't need any frosting. Makes a huge batch and freezes well.

I made over 100 of these for my husband's school fundraiser. It was difficult to tell when they were cooked through-the first batch was a little under-done. It took about 17 minutes a batch to g...

I made these cookies at Christmas time.They came out very crisp and had an excellent taste. I cant believe they wouldve gotten any bad reviews. They are similar to a recipe I had years ago and l...