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Refrigerator Cookies I Recipe

Refrigerator Cookies I

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"These cookies are great to make ahead and have on hand for cookie emergencies. A simple slice and bake cookie that keeps well in the refrigerator or freezer."

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Original recipe makes 8 dozen Change Servings


  1. In a medium bowl cream together the sugar and butter until smooth. Stir in the egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt, gradually stir into the creamed mixture until all flour is absorbed. Shape dough into rolls about 1 1/2 inches in diameter. Wrap in waxed paper; refrigerate until firm, at least 4 hours or up to 1 week.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets. Unwrap chilled rolls and cut into 1/4 inch thick slices. Place cookies 1 inch apart onto the prepared cookie sheets.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, until cookies are lightly browned. Remove from baking sheets immediately to cool on wire racks.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Nov 10, 2004

This was a great cookie, it had a really great taste and was a cinch to prepare. I sprinkled mine with red sugar and they were devoured in no time. One word of caution though, they DO NOT make 96 cookies. I only got 64 cookies out of my batch.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 18, 2004

i went by the recipe. these did not slice. all they did was crumble. any ideas what went wrong? i wrapped them in waxed paper and refrigerated over night. i have the last of it in the freezer to see if that helps'


10 Ratings

Feb 07, 2008

Homemade taste & looks without the fuss of a rolled dough! Exactly what I wanted. This works beautifully. The dough was perfect-not too sticky or too crumbly. Maybe how you measure the flour makes the difference. Even hubby says they taste great.

Dec 14, 2008

My husband asked me to make these. I never had heard of them before. So for anyone else out there that doesn't know what they are it's pretty much like a sugar cookie (but you have to wait for them.)

Jan 12, 2005

These cookies are so easy to make and there are so many fun ways to decorate them: colored sugar, food coloring, sprinkles, frosting.... They taste great, too!

Apr 06, 2013

These wonderful simple cookies were what I call- no fuss and easy to make. I spooned in the flour in my measuring cup, leveled off the flour which resulted in cookies that were not dry. I sliced the cookies 1/2 inch thick which made approximately a 3 inch cookie. 1/4 inch cookies were too thin for my taste. Dipping the cookie on one side with colored sugar makes for a pretty cookie. These cookies would be a good cookie for kids to make. Next time, I might try using lemon extract.

Dec 24, 2003

Delicious Cookie, easy to make. Staying nice and moist still a week later. Just didn't get as many as it called for, but I had made mine a little thicker.

Dec 21, 2014

Doubled the recipe ummm


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  • Calories
  • 42 kcal
  • 2%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 5.6 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 7 mg
  • 2%
  • Fat
  • 2 g
  • 3%
  • Fiber
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 34 mg
  • 1%

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

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