Cutout Sugar Cookies

Cutout Sugar Cookies

"Our Test Kitchen home economists dreamed up these chewy sugar cookies with a lightly sweet flavor. Decorated for the holidays with colored sugar, sprinkles or frosting, they won't last make sure you stash away a few for Santa!"
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35 m servings
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Original recipe yields 30 servings

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  1. In a mixing bowl, eat butter, sugar and brown sugar for 2 minutes. Add egg and vanilla; mix well. Gradually beat in oil. Gradually beat in corn syrup. Combine the flour, cornmeal, baking powder and salt. Add to creamed mixture just until blended. Divide in half; wrap each portion in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  2. On a lightly floured surface, roll dough out to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut out dough with lightly floured 2-1/2-in. cookie cutter, Place 2 in. apart on baking sheets coated with nonstick cooking spray. Sprinkle each cutout with 2 teaspoons colored sugar. Bake at 350 degrees F for 7-9 minutes or until set and bottoms are lightly browned. Cool for 2 minutes before removing to wire racks.


  • Nutritional Analysis: One cookie equals 117 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 98 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1-1/2 starch.


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I was extremely disappointed with these cookies. Even my husband, who usually inhales any cookie without thought, said, "What is WRONG with these cookies?" I followed the recipe exactly but th...

The cornmeal made the cookies very gritty. I did not like this recipie at all!

I have made this recipe more than once and my family loves it. It isn't exactly like a traditional sugar cookie but is very tasty. The cookies come out with a slight caramel flavor to them.

I did not care for this recipe. They had a gritty texture to them.

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