Great Gram's Sugar Cookies

Great Gram's Sugar Cookies


"This recipe has been handed down for generations in my family. Hope you like them as much as we do!"


servings 109 cals
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Original recipe yields 60 servings



  • Calories:
  • 109 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 3.8 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 17.1g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 1.7 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 6 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 56 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Mix all ingredients, except egg white, ground cinnamon and 2 T white sugar, in a large bowl until soft dough is formed.
  2. Roll out on floured surface to 1/4 inch thickness and cut with cookie cutters. Paint cookies with egg white and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar, or colored sugars.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 8-10 minutes on greased cookie sheets.
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  1. 8 Ratings


I loved the fact that these didn't have to chill before rolling out. The dough was very easy to handle. I wasn't thrilled with the overall flavor, but my husband liked them quite well.

These are like the cookies my depression-era grandmother made. They are not too sweet and are a bit on the biscuit-y side, taste wise. I adored them. It made a ton of cookies (I think I got 6 or...

These cookies are easy to make, but I would call them "scones" before I would call them "sugar cookies." They have the flavor of a sweet biscuit, rather than a cookie.

My 3 year old granddaughter spotted the sugar "sprinkles" in my pantry and it was, "Grandma, we make cookies!?" Uh oh, how to make sugar cookies in a few minutes without refrigeration time? Thes...

Texture is great so is flavour i use 1 tsp vanilla and 1 1/2 almond extract. The kids love these and can be made with ease for little hands

Love this recipe!!!! Perfect for adding frosting(not to sweet). Loved them plain or with sprinkles! Definitely keeping this recipe! Thanks for sharing!

I prepared this recipe as listed. They tasted bland and were not sweet enough for my taste.

Really good, really soft. I made a 1/2 batch of these cookies and I wish I would have made a full batch. Based on the reviews I increased the vanilla from 1 tsp for the half batch to 1 1/2tsp. ...