Scarlett's Best Ever Sugar Cookies

Scarlett's Best Ever Sugar Cookies


"These cookies will melt in your mouth !! This recipe can be halved if you only want 50 cookies, but they will disappear quickly!"


45 m servings 80 cals
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Original recipe yields 100 servings



  • Calories:
  • 80 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 5 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.3g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 0.8 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 9 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 51 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F ( 175 degrees C ).
  2. In a large bowl, cream together sugar, butter, and oil. Stir in the eggs and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda, salt and cream of tartar; stir into the creamed mixture. Mix in the pecans. Roll the dough into balls the size of walnuts. Place balls onto ungreased sheet. Press each ball down with the bottom of a glass dipped in sugar. (Find a glass with a decorative bottom to give cookies a pattern.)
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes or until golden brown around the edges.
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  1. 189 Ratings


I had to write another review. I made these again and decreased the oil and increased the sugar. They came out so much better.I had to decrease the cooking time. These are definatly a keeper now...

This recipe calls for pecans and vanilla extract, but I didn't have any nuts; so, I substituted almond extract for the vanilla. Scarlett states that they will melt in your mouth and disappear......

Great recipe! It made a great deal of dough and I froze half for another day. I rolled the cookies in cinnamon sugar and didn't use the pecans since my hubby dislikes them. A definite keeper!

At first I was a little afraid of all the oil in the recipe, but after sticking to the recipe, and then squishing them down with sugar on top, they were amazing! They are very airy and moist at ...

These cookies turned out great. They are not chewy, but not crunchy. Instaed, they are soft and crumbly and melt in your mouth. I rolled the dough balls in a mixture of cinnamon and sugar before...

It is difficult to find good no-roll sugar cookie recipes. I decided to try this one and combine it with peppermint frosting and hard candies for Christmas. My family ate 3 dozen before I even...

We LOVED this recipe! They taste like a cross between a sugar cookie and a pecan sandie - the texture is heavenly. My mom even asked me for this recipe - what a compliment! Use dark brown sug...

I found the dough to be too oily, my hands were literally glistening with a thick layer of oil the cookies were oozing. Although the final product was pronounced good by my roommates, I found t...

Delicious! These are the best sugar cookies I've ever made. This is now a staple for every holiday, birthday party, and just because.