Soft Sugar Cookies I

Soft Sugar Cookies I

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KATHY
Recipe by  KATHY

“These cookies are big, soft and excellent! Great with frosting too! We won't eat any other sugar cookie!”

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Ingredients

Adjust Servings

Original recipe yields 4 dozen

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Directions

  1. Combine milk with vinegar to make sour milk. Let stand for 5 minutes.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine sugars, shortening, eggs, and vanilla. Add flour, soda, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg.
  3. Stir in sour milk and mix well. NOTE: Dough will be very sticky and hard to handle. You could refrigerate it for a few hours, or just use plenty of flour when rolling out.
  4. Roll on well floured board to 1/2 inch thickness. Cut with cookie cutters to desired shapes (large cutters work best).
  5. Bake at 350 degrees F (180 degrees C) for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly brown on bottom.
  6. Frost with Sugar Cookie Frosting (see recipe) and decorate.

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Reviews (34)

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AMH_C
42

AMH_C

I don't see how you won't eat any other sugar cookie ... you must eat no sugar cookies. I wasted a lot of time and effort on this. I could not roll it out at all ... not after fridge, flour, and freezer. It is Valentine's day, and I was hoping to make something for my fiance. All I got was a mess. Maybe it is the humidity or something ... but I found this recipe impossible and am sorely disappointed.

angelfluff
30

angelfluff

No offense, but these were the worst sugar cookies I have ever tasted. The dough was a sticky, gooey mess, even after chilling for several hours. The tablespoon of vinegar should have tipped me off, however I thought I would at least try it. Never have I had a cookie with vinegar, even this small amount. My little niece took two bites and started to gag. Needless to say, the recipe was shredded....

Hanh
24

Hanh

No offense, ladies, but I tried this recipe and it turned out perfectly for me so you must've done something wrong. I'm 18 years old...this was my very first try. I think it's better to knead the dough and add a little more flour as you go along. Also, dont put both the sugar and brown sugar in at the same time. It'll make it all gooey. I added the brown sugar last, kneaded it and then rolled it out. It was fantastic.

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (24 total)

  • Calories
  • 231 cal
  • 12%
  • Fat
  • 9.4 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs
  • 34 g
  • 11%
  • Protein
  • 3 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 18 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium
  • 223 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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