Cracked Sugar Cookies

Cracked Sugar Cookies

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"This is a family favorite sugar cookie recipe handed down to me from my mom. When my husband was deployed to Iraq, he was always excited to receive a box of these in the mail. I always make sure to watch these closely and take them out of the oven before they brown. If they brown, they will end up too hard and crunchy."


35 m servings 128 cals
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Original recipe yields 36 servings



  • Calories:
  • 128 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 6 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 17.9g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 24 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 65 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).
  2. Beat 2 cups sugar, butter, and vegetable oil with an electric mixer in a large bowl until smooth. Add egg yolks one at a time, allowing each egg to blend into the butter mixture before adding the next. Sift flour, baking soda, cream of tartar, and salt into the egg yolk mixture; stir. Stir in vanilla extract. Roll the dough into walnut-sized balls.
  3. Spread 1/4 cup sugar onto a flat surface. Roll the balls of dough in sugar to coat. Arrange onto baking sheets spaced at least 2 inches apart.
  4. Bake in preheated oven cooked in the middle, but not yet browned, about 15 minutes.
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  1. 15 Ratings


If it wasn't for the fact that I'm this recipe's first reviewer it would suffice to simply say, "Mmmmm," and add that Hubs remarked that this was "A five" - virtually unheard of. So I'll expand...

My boyfriend is a sugar cookie snob and these are his absolute favourite! =) I made tiny ones to have with tea and they're absolutely wonderful alone! Add some sweet orange marmalade to a nice, ...

Great comfort cookie...especially tasty while still warm!