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Soft Sugar Cookies II Recipe

Soft Sugar Cookies II

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"Cardamom makes these special."

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Original recipe makes 6 dozen Change Servings


  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream together butter and 2 cups of the sugar. Add eggs one at a time and beat well after each. Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder and 1 teaspoon of the cardamom. Add flour mixture to the creamed butter mixture alternately with the milk.
  2. In a small separate bowl, blend remaining sugar and cardamom. Dip rounded teaspoonfuls of dough into sugar/cardamom mixture.
  3. Place on greased baking sheets. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on wire racks.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 21, 2007

I mixed 2 Tbl. cinnamon with 3 Tbl. sugar for my rolling mixture. I also replaced 3/4 tsp. cardamom with 1 tsp. cinnamon. I divided the recipe in half and only added 2 cups of flour and an extra egg white. I baked for only 8 minutes.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 03, 2007

I didn't have any cardamom, so I substituted it with a bit of cinnamon and an even smaller bit of nutmeg, plus a sprinkle of vanilla extract because I was feeling adventurous. I bet that the original recipe would be better, but my changes gave the cookie an exotic flavor.

Aug 29, 2002

These cookies were really good. They're not your traditional sugar cookie, they're more soft and puffy. My whole family really enjoyed these.

Oct 05, 2007

Awesome taste, crispy and perfect. Will make this recipe from now on.

Aug 29, 2002

These cookies were more like a snickerdoodle with cardamom instead of cinnamon. They tasted good but not so good that I want to make them again. The recipe makes a lot so I would half the recipe if you have never tried them before.

Nov 12, 2009

Verry good, soft cookies. The only thing was that they could have used a bit more sugar and I added cin.

Mar 07, 2007

This was good and all it was just that something in it made one of my daughters throw-up! Well it could be worse.

Aug 29, 2002

The cookies are really soft and tasty without being overwhelming. I would make them again!


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  • Calories
  • 163 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 26 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 26 mg
  • 9%
  • Fat
  • 5.6 g
  • 9%
  • Fiber
  • 0.5 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 2.3 g
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 84 mg
  • 3%

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

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