Sugar Cookies VIII

Sugar Cookies VIII


"These cookies are a family favorite. This recipe has been in our family for generations. We love them!"


servings 214 cals
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Original recipe yields 18 servings



  • Calories:
  • 214 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 10.7 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.2g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 2.3 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 37 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 147 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Mix the butter, sugar and egg until light and fluffy. Stir in the vanilla, lemon and orange extracts.
  3. Mix the flour and baking soda together and add it to the butter mixture. Mix until combined.
  4. Bake spoon-sized drop cookies on an ungreased cookie sheet for 10 to 12 minutes or until the edges are golden brown. Remove and place cookies on a cooling rack.
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  1. 19 Ratings


These are amazing sugar cookies, especially if you are looking for a traditional, buttery sweet cookie with no frills. This recipe makes old-fashioned, delicious, soft cookies. One tip in mak...

I used 2 tsp orange extract instead of the lemon extract, and these were absolutely great!!!! And so easy to cook!!! They are soft and chewy, and have a nice orange flavor

A good old-fashioned sugar cookie with just the right amount of “chew.” I did like the orange and lemon extracts for a change, but in the future I’ll stick to just the vanilla. I added sprinkl...

Sorry but no one in my family liked it.

really liked this one

This is a super-easy version of the sugar cookie recipe that my great-great grandmother brought over from Germany at the turn of the century. Her recipe used lemon and orange zest - this is muc...

These cookies were rather good. Not the best I've ever tasted but still not that bad.

These came out very well. I used 2 teaspoons of orange extract instead of adding lemon extract. It was subtly orange flavored. If you're looking for an extreme, I would suggest adding a bit m...

These weren't mind-blowing, but they really were very simple and had a lovely, light, yummy flavor. The dough was easy to handle, and because they're so easy to make, I gave them 4 stars.