Sugar Cookies XII


"This recipe makes a lot of cookies! They are great for big holiday get-togethers. Try the sugar cookie icing recipe with these."


servings 283 cals
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Original recipe yields 36 servings



  • Calories:
  • 283 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 12.3 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 38.8g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 4 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 32 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 274 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, cream together the sugar and lard until smooth. Beat in the eggs one at a time then stir in the vanilla and buttermilk. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; blend into the creamed mixture. Cover dough and chill for at least 2 hours.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  3. On a lightly floured surface, roll out the dough to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut with cookie cutters, into desired shapes. Place on unprepared cookie sheets.
  4. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven. Remove from baking sheets to cool on wire racks.
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  1. 9 Ratings


It is the worst cookie ive ever tasted.

I read the other negative reviews after I printed this recipe but before I started mixing the ingredients. I thought replacing the lard with ½ margarine and half shortening would improve the fl...

there are no instructions for this recpie. could i please get some . ty ktrgrammy

Lard is not a healthy ingredient for any recipes! Use shortening or imperial margarine. Much lighter and less calories and cholesterol. ;o)

The dough is extremely sticky, even though it was refrigerated overnight. I ended up adding quite a bit more flour (approximately 2-3 cups)! The dough was also very unmanageable when using cu...

this is the best recipe I've baked!!!!!!!! You go!!!! 5 star!!!!!! yah to go

Overall this was a good recipe. I ended up adding about 1 cup more flour to make the dough manageable and I also added a little lemon extract to give them more flavor. Easy to work with and qu...