Grandma's Sugar Cookies

Grandma's Sugar Cookies

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"This recipe dates back 100 years in my family and passed down to me from my grandmother, Delilah."
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servings 271 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 271 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 9.8 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 42.3g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 4.1 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 139 mg
  • 6%

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.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, cream the brown sugar, white sugar, eggs, and the shortening. Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Alternate adding the buttermilk with the dry ingredients.
  3. Roll dough into walnut sized balls and roll the balls in colored sugar if desired. Place them 2 inches apart on an unprepared cookie sheet. Bake for 10 to 13 minutes in the preheated oven. Remove to cool on wire racks.



I agree with the previous reviewer that these taste like cakey snickerdoodles and I wouldn't like it any other way! I made them because I ran out of vanilla and I needed sugar cookies, also I us...

I thought these cookies tasted great although they tasted more like a cakey snickerdoodle. Delicious, will make over and over! I didn't have buttermilk so I used sour cream.

It was ok, just not what I was looking for, I wouldnt consider them sugar cookies

Mixed reviews from the family on this one. They do taste like cakey snicker doodles. Some loved them some didn't. It's a very sticky batter so I just sprinkled some sugar on top. I halved the re...

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