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Mom's Sugar Cookies Recipe

Mom's Sugar Cookies

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"These cookies are great rolled out or you can put them through the bar cookie disc of a cookie press to make thin cookies. (Using a cookie press is much faster than rolling them out.)"

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Original recipe makes 5 dozen Change Servings


  1. Cream butter and sugar; add eggs. Sift dry ingredients 3 times; combine thoroughly with egg mixture. Add vanilla.
  2. Roll in waxed paper and store in refrigerator to chill thoroughly.
  3. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  4. Roll out dough very thin on well-floured board; cut with cookie cutter. Bake on greased cookie sheets for 6 - 10 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 15, 2003

instead of rolling them flat, to save time I rolled them into small balls. They came out wonderfully and easy to decorate with a frosting or in my case I used almond bark chocolate which I already had at the house they tasted great!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 23, 2003

Not bad, but i found the dough to be very hard to work with.


16 Ratings

Dec 23, 2003

I thought these cookies where great and they stayed fresh for at least three days now in a zip lock bag. We used a cookie press and refrigerated the dough overnight before we baked worked out great this recipe is going down in my top favorites Thanks Again

Jul 13, 2003

Yummmm! I loved these cookies!! Everyone keeps asking me for the recipe. Thank you!!

Feb 11, 2005

Tasted just like my grandmas sugar cookies!!!! MMMMMMM!

Dec 08, 2008

These tasted great, but the dough was really sticky. It took a lot of flour to make this dough work! It certainly didn't work in the cookie press, so I ended up rolling it out flat and using cookie cutters.

Dec 23, 2004

I made these cookies, and cooked them about 25 degrees below the recommended temperature. I also doubled the vanilla. The first batch I didn't freeze and did as drop cookies. The second batch I froze and cut. The first fluffed up a bit more than I wanted them to, but the second came out perfectly. I liked the cookies, and my siblings thought they were grand, but they had an odd taste of corn to them... Not sure why.

Jul 13, 2003

These turned out well. They didn't stay very soft after a day or two, but were still good.


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  • Calories
  • 182 kcal
  • 9%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 27.8 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 35 mg
  • 12%
  • Fat
  • 6.8 g
  • 10%
  • Fiber
  • 0.5 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 2.6 g
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 112 mg
  • 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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