Ultimate Sugar Cookies

Ultimate Sugar Cookies


"The name says it all. Use pancake syrup instead of the corn syrup, if you wish."


servings 97 cals
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Original recipe yields 48 servings



  • Calories:
  • 97 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 4.7 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.6g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 49 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Beat sugar and shortening at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended. Add eggs, syrup and vanilla; beat well. Gradually add combined dry ingredients at low speed. Mix until well blended.
  2. Refrigerate dough 1 hour.
  3. Roll out dough between two sheets of lightly floured wax paper. Cut out with floured cutter.
  4. Bake on ungreased cookie sheets at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 5-9 minutes, depending on size and thickness of cookies. Do not overbake. Cool 2 minutes, then remove from cookie sheets to cool.
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  1. 27 Ratings


I followed this recipe exact, only using half shortening-half butter. I let it firm up in the fridge for 24 hours before I used it. I used this in the Cinna-Spin Cookies. Worked out excellently ...

This recipe can be found in any package of butter flavored crisco, along with excellent peanut butter, oatmeal, and chocolate chip cookie recipes. They are average in the shape holding departm...

I've conducted a lifelong search for the greatest sugar cookie. I'm looking for a slightly cakey texture which holds it shape during baking. Sadly, this cookie did not fill the bill. I followed ...

I added a little cinnamon. I didn't have any trouble rolling them out, they were only in the refrigerator about 45 min. then I dusted the counter and rolling pin with powdered sugar no problem s...

This is my favorite sugar cookie recipe!! It is very easy to work with and the cookies taste great and stay chewy!! Everyone in my family loves these and I have been using this same recipe for...

I found the dough uneasy to work with and spread too much in the pan when cooked. Even with it being chilled in the fridge dough was still too soft. My family didn't enjoy the flavour too much e...

I used regular butter instead of the shortening, and I just put the dough in the fridge to chill. I also added 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice to the dough(cinnamon, nutmeg, ect.) I had to review now, ...

Made these for Christmas and used the "Butter Icing For Cookies" recipe from this site. I followed the recipe exactly. I divided the dough into fourths, refrigerated the dough about 1/2 hour, ...

This recipe is an all time favorite around my house. The kids cant get enough. they are chewy sweet!