"Easy to make and no fuss with rolling them out, plus they have that delightful melt-in-your-mouth texture." — WHTETAIL
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2 1/4 cups
1 1/2 teaspoons
cream of tartar
Excellent recipe!!! Everyone loves these cookies. I did omit the cream of tatar, simply because I didn't have any. I have tried this recipe with both butter and margarine, and butter makes a much tastier cookie. :-) Thanks, Jan!!!
I was initially pleased to find such a simple recipe for sugar cookies however, this is the most minimal that any baked product can be and still be called a cookie. It's not that it's bad. It's just nothing special. The end result was also very dry. Seemed to me like more of a sweet biscuit than a sugar cookie. Definitely not the melt-in-your-mouth texture that the overview claims.
I was looking for a recipe to mess with to make a peppermint cookie, and this was a winner. I omitted the vanilla and cream of tartar and added 1/4 c. finely crushed candy canes (down to pretty much a powder) and 2 1/2 t. peppermint extract. Then I rolled them in more crushed candy canes and sugar (probably about 1/3 c. and 1/8 c., respectively), and did not flatten them. They turned out extremely well and have become my favorite Christmas cookie this year!
When they first came out of the oven the were wonderful. After they cooled they still tasted good but were a bit crumbly. Overall I will use this recipe again.
These are so yummy! We've made them at least 4 times since discovering the recipe a couple of weeks ago! I was out of shortening so I substituted butter...they were good but a little flatter and crispier. The recipe yields about 24 medium sized cookies. I did not flatten the cookies before baking and they turned out great! We covered them in a simple powdered sugar glaze (powdered sugar + water) and they were great! I've used regular shortening, butter flavored shortening, and regular butter and they have turned out great each time!
Good shortbread tasting cookie.
These were absolutely tasty! And easy. I feel the name "sugar cookies" was a little deceiving though as they aren't exactly the same flavor/texture. They were so easy though - I will definitely use them again.
This is just the recipe I was looking for! I love the flavor & texture of these cookies, not to mention how easy they are to make! I like to bake them a tiny bit longer so they come out nice & crisp! I also sprinkle some superfine sugar on them just as they come out of the oven for extra sparkle.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
No Roll Sugar Cookies
Serving Size: 1/18 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 18
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 101
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