Amish Cookies

Amish Cookies


"This recipe is used by the Amish in the Midwest...around Wisconsin and Iowa."


1 h servings 117 cals
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Original recipe yields 60 servings



  • Calories:
  • 117 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 7 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.5g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 14 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 45 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the butter, oil, white sugar, and confectioners' sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda, and cream of tartar. Stir into the sugar mixture until just combined. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheets.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in preheated oven, or until bottoms are lightly browned. Remove from baking sheets to cool on wire racks.
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  1. 142 Ratings


I made this recipe for Christmas & everyone just loved the cookies. I also put a homemade frosting on top of them & they were even better... Mix about 1 1/2 sticks of soften butter & about 3 cu...

AWFUL good! We also put a hershey kiss in the middle prior to baking! Those were good and even better when we unwrapped the Hershey Kiss first on the next batch!

This is a great recipe, it is easy and makes a lot of cookies. This is like a butter cookie but not as delicate. I made them for a party and they were a big hit. I will make them again, thank...

I was SO prepared to give these a lacklustre review. "Unadorned," they are flat tasting and not sweet enough. My suggestions were to be to add more vanilla, upped at least to a tsp., a little ...

Great to do w/kids, very tender and yummy! -considering Dad we used only ¾ C on white sugar and 6 oz of veg. oil they turned out just perfect =-) Thank you.

Great cookie recipe! Reminds me of pecan sandies w/out the pecans. My mother stopped by & said these were the best cookies. She doesn't even care for cookies. I had to use butter flavored Cr...

These are fantastic! Buttery and not too sweet. Was a hit with the family - mostly the women. The men preferred the sweeter cookies I baked. Excellent addition for a 'holiday variety'. Keep...

I thought these cookies were good and very quick to put together and cook. I decided to add a lime glaze over the top and they were terrific. I took them to work and everyone went crazy for th...

they taste very soft and buttery and are quickly made!