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Sugar Cookies IV

"Crispy sugar cookies. Not too sweet or too plain. Great for holidays or other special occasions or just for any time."
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servings 127 cals
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Original recipe yields 30 servings (5 dozen)


  • Calories:
  • 127 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 6.4 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 16.2g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 1.4 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 22 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 88 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Mix confectioners' sugar, butter or margarine, egg, vanilla and almond extract. Stir in flour, baking soda and cream of tartar.
  2. Roll into big ball and wrap in plastic wrap and let chill for at least 3 hours.
  3. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  4. Divide dough into halves. Roll each half 3/16 inch thick on lightly floured board. Cut desired shapes with 2 to 2 1/2 inch cookie cutters. Sprinkle with granulated sugar. Place on lightly greased cookie sheets. Bake until edges are a light brown, 6 - 8 minutes.

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  1. 62 Ratings

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Very good recipe but I had to make some changes. The first batch I made turned out way, way to floury. Nearly everyone at my work liked them but some complained of the floury taste and I agreed ...

Most helpful critical review

just didn't work well for me.

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Very good recipe but I had to make some changes. The first batch I made turned out way, way to floury. Nearly everyone at my work liked them but some complained of the floury taste and I agreed ...

Delicious, especially good with a butter icing! Crispy, tasty and not too greasy! One of the best sugar cookies ever!!

These are absolutely the BEST sugar cookie we've found so far! I didn't have almond extract, so I used 1/8 tsp lemon extract instead. Very light texture, almost melts in your mouth. A bit fragil...

this is the same recipe I use but I would never call them crispy. I take them out of the oven before the edges start to brown and they are soft and chewy. I roll them out pretty thick too becau...

I love this recipe. This is the one my grandmother always used. You do have to watch the cookies closely because they will burn. The are not very sweet, which is okay if you are icing them. I di...

When I first made this dough, and hade nothing but a mass of crumbs that would not stick together, I was very doubtful. I decided that it might be like pie crust, and need time for the flour to...

I had to make this cookie several times around Christmas time since my family would eat them up before I gave them to friends and family. The cookie dough itself was not sticky and rolled out ve...

This recipe is amazing! I made the dough, tossed it in the fridge and promptly forgot about it for 4 days due to the craziness of the holiday season. Pulled it out today, let it warm up a bit ...

I finally found a sugar cookie that my husband gave a thumbs up to instead of giving a suggestion as to how to improve it! :) My preschooler and I made them together and deocorated only with sol...