Ultimate Sugar Cookies

Ultimate Sugar Cookies


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


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  • 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


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