Betty's Sugar Cookies

Betty's Sugar Cookies

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"These are the cookies that my mom used to make every Christmas time."

Ingredients

45 m servings 80 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 80 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 4.5 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.1g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 41 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the shortening, white sugar and brown sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs one at a time then stir in the vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; blend into the creamed mixture. Roll dough into 1/2 inch balls and place them 1 inch apart onto the prepared cookie sheets. Flatten each ball slightly and sprinkle with colored sugar.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
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Easy! Easy! EASY!!! Just remember to chill the dough in wax paper for about 45 minutes for "bakery cookie" results!

I LOVE these cookies. I made a similar recipe years ago, but lost the recipe in a move. When I made them they were called Cookie Monster Cookies and came out of a Sesame Street Cookbook but no...

This is a wonderful cookie! However, we used butter, not shortening. We rolled the dough in colored sugar for Christmas. The dough is gooey at first, but if you let it sit for just a little bi...

My daughter needed cookies to take to school for chirstmas party and we wanted to make cookies from scratch so we tried these. This recipe was easy to make and very delicious. We chose to use ...

This recipe was wonderful. The dough was a little oily when being formed into balls, but I added a pinch of four to my hands in order to make them less gooie. There was a small hint of saltyness...

I've been looking for a sugar cookie recipe as well as a shortbread recipe. My daughter made these - by herself- and they came out awesome. She used margerine instead of shortening and in my o...

used the recipe to make cutout cookies and the dough was very sticky. needed more time in the fridge. However with a little flour we were able to cut them out. Had a 6 yr old and 4 year old he...

THESE COOKIES ARE GREAT. I LOVE THIS RECIPE BECAUSE IT DOES NOT REQUIRE BUTTER. THE COOKIES CAME OUT VERY SOFT AND YUMMY!

This took me all of about 10 minutes to prepare, and they tasted great.