Basic Sugar Cookies - Tried and True Since 1960 Recipe Reviews - Allrecipes.com (Pg. 1)
Reviewed: Feb. 12, 2014
Do have to add vanilla extract
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Reviewed: Jan. 11, 2014
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Reviewed: Feb. 13, 2013
Really good recipe, easy to follow, but I suggest leaving out the extra salt! I made my own self rising flour.
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Home Town: Rockford, Illinois, USA
Reviewed: Jan. 3, 2013
Use only unsalted butter or margarine - not using the right butter could add a more salty taste to your dough. Also use salt with a fine grain, not any sea salt or anything that wouldn't blend in well. Mine have never tasted salty before. But unless you tweak the recipe, be sure to note these are a bit more airy and less sweet than today's normal sugar cookies. Some people won't like these, but hey - there's people out there who don't like chocolate, either.
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Reviewed: Jan. 3, 2013
Use only unsalted butter or margarine - that could add a salty taste to your cookies if you go for the smaller amount of sugar. Also, use salt with a fine grain, not sea salt or anything larger that won't blend in the dough. Mine have never tasted salty before, so I'm not sure how that taste would happen. But unless you tweak the recipe, these aren't overly sweet cookies like other basic recipes.
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Reviewed: Jan. 1, 2013
I followed the directions and they taste salty. I kept thinking I did something wrong, but I know I didn't. I truly do not prefer sweet sugar cookies, I prefer tea cakes over sugary cookies. The only reason I gave 2 stars is because they baked pretty. I am sorry for a bad review, but I don't want someone else to make these not knowing to add more sugar. If you make these, add the 2 cups of sugar as in the author's suggestions.
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